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Weimar

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Books

Of fossils, prisms and volcanoes: the scientific and imaginative investigations of the polymath Goethe

This extensive volume explores the relationship between the German writer's visual imagination and his fascination with natural science

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Books

Book offers broadest and deepest study of Nazi culture yet

This is the first publication to fully examine the cultural output of the Third Reich, which, unsurprisingly, failed to produce great art

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Collectors

Collector interview: Peter Maenz. “It felt like home”

The former Cologne art dealer has given, lent, and sold parts of his collection to Weimar, in eastern Germany

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Restitution

Princess Leonie of Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach lays claim to $820 million worth of property held in Weimar public institutions

Weimar, Cultural Capital of 1999, negotiates over its cultural treasures