Andreas Sternweiler

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Andreas Sternweiler 2000

Andreas Sternweiler (* 1957 ) is a German author and art historian .


After leaving school, studied Sternweiler at the Free University in Berlin Art History . In 1985, Sternweiler founded the Schwule Museum together with Manfred Baumgardt and Wolfgang Theis . Sternweiler was one of the most important lenders and formative exhibition organizers of the gay museum. Sternweiler authored several books on the subject of homosexuality and wrote biographies of some gay men of the 20th century. He also researched the fate of homosexual men in Sachsenhausen concentration camp . In 1997, Sternweiler directed the exhibition 100 Years of the Gay Movement at the Berlin Academy of the Arts .


Works (selection)

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Individual evidence

  1. Michael Zajonz: Embraced by the gods , article in the 'Tagesspiegel'
  2. ^ TAZ: Object and Desire , July 2006
  3. Berliner Zeitung: Geheime Paradiese , 2006
  4. Invertito: Three new publications on the persecution of homosexual men under National Socialism
  5. ^ Spiegel: Urninge and Uranier , 1997
  6. Honor for the founder of the Schwules Museum ,, press release of March 14, 2011 (accessed on January 19, 2016)