The exhibition, The Medea Insurrection, comes across not as an apology but a cumulative roar against the curtain of silence and opacity that renders invisible the works and lives of women artists everywhere.
The Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn, Germany says it has no plans to cancel its exhibition on the pop star despite a new documentary investigating Jackson’s alleged history of sexually abusing minors.
The Uffizi’s director has used social media to call out Germany authorities who have yet to respond to his requests for restitution.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office sent the letter directly to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, voicing disapproval for the museum’s exhibition Welcome to Jerusalem.
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 city removed Olu Oguibe’s “Monument to Strangers and Refugees,” at dawn on the national holiday celebrating Germany’s reunification after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
In Germany, two vastly different approaches to public and memorial art are underscoring some of the tensions currently unfolding in the country today.
In 1942, an Allied bombing in Lübeck, Germany, destroyed a famous 15th-century dance of death mural by artist Bernt Notke.
Whether it offers an image of a sun-drenched beach or a pristine ski slope, the picture-postcard has become a photographic genre unto itself, synonymous with escapist fantasy.
The same year that Albrecht Dürer created his famous rhinoceros woodcut, the German artist also collaborated on the first star charts printed in Europe.
In 1920s Hamburg, a dancer couple created wild, Expressionist costumes that looked like retro robots and Bauhaus knights.