Arts

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...

German director fired from Italian museum with Michelangelo's David - 08/28/2019

ROME, Alvise Armellini and Annette Reuther (dpa)- The Gallerie dell'Accademia, one of Florence's top museums, whose treasures include the statue of Michelangelo's David, has lost its German director...

German art gallery to return stolen drawings to Jewish heirs - 08/20/2019

STUTTGART, GERMANY (dpa)- The state art gallery in the southern German city Stuttgart will return two drawings in its collection to the heirs of the rightful Jewish owners, the museum said Tuesday....

Chopin music festival kicks off in Warsaw - 08/15/2019

WARSAW (dpa)- The 15th Chopin and His Europe music festival started in Warsaw on Wednesday, bringing together some of the world's most renowned pianists and other musical artists. The festival...

German theatre director arrested and denied entry into Turkey - 08/10/2019

ISTANBUL/BERLIN, Michael Fischer and Christine-Felice Roehrs (dpa)- A theatre director from the German city of Hamburg was arrested and denied entry into Turkey and subsequently put on a return...

Six-year renovation completed at Dresden's Semper Gallery - 08/08/2019

DRESDEN, GERMANY, Simona Block (dpa)- Six years of renovations have been completed at the Semper Building in the eastern German city of Dresden, home to the world famous Old Masters Picture Gallery....

Toni Morrison captured tragic and joyful complexion of life and race - 08/07/2019

LOS ANGELES, Thomas Curwen, Los Angeles Times (tca/dpa)- While working at Random House in 1970s, Toni Morrison was known as "the black editor" for her commitment to publishing books about the...
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