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Lothar Lang collection of East German art ephemera, 1930, 1953-1992

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Finding aid for the Lothar Lang Collection of East German art ephemera, 1930, 1953-1992

Title: Lothar Lang collection of East German art ephemera,
Dates: 1930, 1953-1992
Number: 920100
Creator/Collector: Lang, Lothar
Extent: 13.0 linear feet (29 boxes, 1 flatfile folder)
Abstract: Compiled by German art historian Lothar Lang, the collection represents the work and activity of over 700 artists and institutions in East Germany in the latter half of the 20th century. The bulk of the collection is composed of artists' and institutions' files containing exhibition announcements, leaflets, photographs, offprints, negatives, press and book clippings, and correspondence. The artists' and institutions' files also include six posters for the political cabaret Distel in East Berlin, eleven oversize color reproductions of paintings, one oversize black-and white reproduction of a woodcut, and one oversize black-and-white reproduction of an illustration. The collection also contains eight LP records and a clay plaque commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle.
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Language: Collection material is in German.
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
Author: Finding aid prepared by Julia Kim


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