Does expanding art fairs abroad constitute a form of colonialism? The director of Germany’s largest art fair, Art Cologne, accused Art Basel of putting profit over art, while planning his own expansion to Berlin.
How on earth did humans come up with the idea of a bunny laying eggs for a Christian holiday? This viral German advert has a compelling theory. The Local reports.
The message in Nobel Prize-winning playwright Elfriede Jelinek’s one-woman monologue is clear: ‘The king is guilty.’ The Austrian artist plays with pop culture in the work that premiered in Trump’s hometown: New York.
They were Germany’s American-Irish Trapp family. Two parents and a slew of children traveled Europe in a VW bus, singing and performing, and eventually became famous. Now the Kelly Family is making a sold-out comeback.
As the final note drifted away after the inaugural concert in Berlin’s striking new Pierre Boulez Hall last Saturday, renowned pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim invited legendary architect Frank Gehry onto the stage.
Masks, jewelry and statues – how did items from the colonial era find their way to Germany? The director of the Linden ethnological museum in Stuttgart shares her insight in an interview with Deutsche Welle.
The Vienna State Opera House is rolling out the red carpet for the 5,000 guests expected to attend Wednesday’s Opera Ball.
The 67th Berlinale, Berlin’s international film festival, opened with a star-studded gala and talk from film artists about politics and resistance.
Photo: Maggie Gyllenhaal in a pink gown.
Just before the premiere of his new movie at the Berlinale, actor Richard Gere met with Angela Merkel in the Chancellery. They discussed the situation in Tibet – and perhaps mentioned a certain US president, too.
Further proof that World War II and NS artifacts are on fire in the collectors world, a watercolor painted by Adolf Hitler before he became Germany’s Führer sold at auction for $35,235, three times the winning bid of an original Picasso drawing.