Dürer’s Heirs

  • 9 10
  • 1996
  • 58min
Dürer’s Heirs
  • Original Title: Dürer’s Heirs

After the fall of the Berlin wall, in this documentary the incisive filmmaker Lutz Dammbeck takes a look at the history of art in West Germany.

Dürer’s Heirs

Dürer's Heirs. Art on the other side of the Iron Curtain

After the Wall came down in 1989, what happened to major Leipzig School painters Werner Tübke and Bernhard Heisig… who had been called “Dürer’s red heirs” by West German journalists in the 1970s? 

This documentary paints an insightful, often critical picture of early East German art history.

Lutz Dammbeck
Lutz Dammbeck Director

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Lutz Dammbeck Filmproduktion


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