Marcus Becker

Marcus Becker is a research fellow at Berlin’s Humboldt University for the Collaborative Research Centre 644 “Transformations of Antiquity” (, and for the research project “Spielräume. Szenenbilder und -bildner in der Filmstadt Babelsberg“. He has published numerous papers on garden history, the reception of antiquity around 1800, and on cinematic scenography, and is co-editor of the volumes Das Originale der Kopie (2010) and Preußen aus Celluloid. Friedrich II. im Film (2012). His PhD thesis on copies of antique sculptures around 1800 is forthcoming.