Arts

'Das Boot' author 'deeply involved' in Nazi propaganda - 09/20/2019

MUNICH (dpa)- Lothar-Guenther Buchheim, author of the 1973 novel "Das Boot," which was famously made into a film of the same name, was much more deeply involved in Nazi propaganda than previously...

East German Stasi museum has more to offer, new director says - 09/18/2019

BERLIN (dpa)- The new director of a memorial in Berlin for people detained by East Germany's Stasi secret police wants to take the museum's work to a new level. In addition to tours of the Stasi...

German industrial designer Luigi Colani dies at 91 - 09/16/2019

KARLSRUHE, GERMANY (dpa)- German industrial designer Luigi Colani died at the age of 91 in the western city of Karlsruhe on Monday following an illness, his partner Yazhen Zhao said. Colani's...

Austrian monastery cuts erotic scenes from opera performance - 09/14/2019

VIENNA (dpa)- German opera director Peter P Pachl was prevented from showing highly-charged sexual material during a performance of one his productions at the Klosterneuburg Monastery in Austria,...

Redesigned Schumann museum opens to mark Clara Schumann's birthday - 09/14/2019

LEIPZIG, GERMANY (dpa)- The Schumann-Haus Museum in Leipzig has expanded and redesigned its permanent collection to give more prominence to the achievements of German pianist and composer Clara...

Mysterious Italian author Elena Ferrante to publish new book - 09/10/2019

ROME (dpa)- Elena Ferrante, a world-famous Italian author who hides her identity behind a pseudonym, is to publish a new novel in Italy on November 7, her publisher edizioni e/o said Monday. There...

Influential photographer Robert Frank dead at 94 - 09/10/2019

LOS ANGELES, Karen Wada, Los Angeles Times (tca/dpa)- Robert Frank, the fiercely independent photographer and filmmaker whose bleak yet poetic book "The Americans" jolted the nation's self-image and...

Bauhaus at 100: Second new museum celebrates 'art with craftmanship' - 09/09/2019

DESSAU, GERMANY, Andrew McCathie (dpa)- Germany has been celebrating 100 years since the founding of the Bauhaus, a school of revolutionary design and architecture once reviled by the Nazis. For the...

East German art expo launched 30 years after fall of Berlin Wall - 09/04/2019

DUSSELDORF (dpa)- The Kunstpalast (Art Palace) museum in the German city of Dusseldorf has launched an exhibition dedicated to art created in former East Germany as the country marks 30 years since...

Paris marks 75 years since liberation with new museum, re-enactments - 08/28/2019

PARIS (dpa)- Paris on Sunday marked the 75th anniversary of its liberation from Nazi German occupation with re-enactments and the opening of a new museum dedicated to the events. City firefighters in...
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