Tag: Berlin

LGBTQ art shows are lighting up galleries from Boston to Berlin

As a cautious world continues to reopen and a sense of normalcy begins to return to its art museums, a lively summer lineup of no-holds-barred exhibitions by and about queer artists is helping ensure that the imbalances exposed by the pandemic remain center stage, and that the urgency surrounding them isn’t lost. Highlighting themes such as activism, racism, ageism, ableism, innovation and intimacy, these ...

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LGBTQ art show are lighting up galleries from Boston to Berlin

As a cautious world continues to reopen and a sense of normalcy begins to return to its art museums, a lively summer lineup of no-holds-barred exhibitions by and about queer artists is helping ensure that the imbalances exposed by the pandemic remain center stage, and that the urgency surrounding them isn’t lost. Highlighting themes such as activism, racism, ageism, ableism, innovation and intimacy, these ...

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Cincinnati Show Explores Berlin 202, Monuments Men | Smart News

It may have been the first blockbuster art exhibition of modern times. In late 1945, as Europe took its first steps toward rebuilding post-World War II, the United States government shipped 202 paintings by famed artists—including Botticelli, Caravaggio, Rembrandt and Vermeer—from Germany to Washington, D.C. Beginning in 1948, the works were exhibited at the National Gallery of Art before traveling to major museums in ...

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Plan to Negotiate Return of Benin Bronzes Approved by Berlin Board – ARTnews.com

Berlin museums have cleared the final hurdle to begin negotiating for the repatriation of Benin Bronzes in their holdings, potentially allowing numerous artifacts to return to Nigeria more than a century after they were looted from the Kingdom of Benin. The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, which oversees the collections of museums in the German capital such as the Ethnological Museum of Berlin and the ...

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Must-See Art Guide: Berlin | Artnet News

Berlin Gallery Weekend, the city’s beloved celebration of arts and culture, is making a triumphant return this weekend. After downsizing the event last spring, 49 galleries will open their doors this weekend to show works by emerging and established artists alike (most galleries are participating from Friday, April 30, to Sunday, May 2). So, what’s on our itinerary? Our first stop might have to be at ...

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Gerhard Richter Permanently Loans 100 Works to Berlin Museum – ARTnews.com

Although Gerhard Richter’s blockbuster exhibition at the Met Breuer in New York closed after just nine days at the start of the pandemic, fans of the artists might be interested to learn that 100 of his works—including ones on view in that survey—will get a permanent home at a not-yet-built Berlin museum. On Monday, the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, a consortium of museums in ...

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Kader Attia announced as Berlin Biennale Curator

Kader Attia, whose atmospheric installations explore ideas of repair, has been appointed curator of the 12th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art. Kader Attia, Curator 12th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art. Photo: F. Anthea Schaap. The Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art has named artist Kader Attia as the curator of its upcoming edition, scheduled for 2022. In 1998, the inaugural Berlin Biennale was jointly curated ...

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Fourth Suspect Arrested in Berlin – ARTnews.com

A month after German authorities arrested three suspects in connection with the notorious Dresden jewelry heist, police said they had made another arrest in the case: one of two twins who are currently fugitives. Dresden police spokesperson Marko Laske said that the department had detained a 21-year-old man in Berlin but did not provide further details, according to the Guardian. When German police made ...

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Four Seasons Total Landscaping sculpture selling for $15k in Berlin

💌 Love Philly? Sign up for the free Billy Penn email newsletter to get everything you need to know about Philadelphia, every day. The idea has been floated to erect a historical marker in the parking lot of Four Seasons Total Landscaping, where Rudy Giuliani held a Trump campaign press conference between an adult bookstore and a crematorium while the presidential race was being ...

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