Leading Jewish studies scholars came out in defense of Peter Schäfer, himself a prominent Talmud Scholar, and called accusations of anti-Semitism against him “false” and “outrageous.”
Peter Schäfer stepped down from his post after the museum faced criticism for tweeting out an open letter opposing the labeling of the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) as anti-Semitic.
The campaign, funded by the Alternative for Germany party, features the 1866 painting “Slave Market” with the caption, “So that Europe won’t become Eurabia.”
According to a group of activists, 75% of the artists being platformed at Berlin Gallery Weekend are white and male.
After Björn Höcke called the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin “a monument of shame,” an artist built a replica beside the politician’s home.
Anna Ridler uses AI to bring “tulipmania” into the future.
The streaming giant has set its sights on prestige film festivals. But as the controversy surrounding its entry Elisa y Marcela prove, it’s going to be a bumpy road.
Artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset, who designed the monument over a decade ago, says, “The memorial can be repaired — it is far worse when the victim of violent homophobia is a human being.”
At a talk about the German government’s shift towards rightwing politics, Kasper König made controversial comments calling Turkish immigrants aggressive.
The cognitive dissonance between Germany’s art world and its government has been growing for some time, as the cultural sphere demands actionable immigration reform.
The figures in a new survey by a Berlin artists’ association point to the general struggle among artists to support themselves through art in a city that is becoming less affordable every year.
Jason Lutes’s epic graphic novel series Berlin, which began in 1996, comes to a close this year. Little did he know how relevant his books would be.