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Berlin, Marx-Engels-Statue / Photo
Berlin, district Mitte,
Marx-Engels-Forum,
Marx-Engels-statue (1986; bronze, height 385 cm, sculptor: Ludwig Engelhardt, 1924–2001).

View of the back of the sculpture...
The chained Prometheus
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May 2018: 200 years since the birth of Karl Marx
May 2018 marks 200 years since the birth of Karl Marx (German revolutionary socialist; 5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883):

The writings of Karl Marx had a profound effect, for better or for worse,on the course of the twentieth century. His image was celebrated by revolutionaries and immortalised by artists throughout the Communist bloc. Here we present a small selection of some of the most visually interesting depictions in the akg-images archive.