Gerhard Richter is Germany's most famous living artist. His painting is known the world over, and his work confronting the Holocaust is about to get a new audience. His "Birkenau" series is now going on display inside the German parliament.
A German court has rejected an appeal by an ex-Auschwitz guard against serving his prison term. The 96-year-old, known as "Auschwitz's bookkeeper," was convicted in 2015 as an accessory to the murders of 300,000 people.
It's the influential artist's inaugural exhibition in Australia: A major retrospective of the work of the world's most expensive living painter, Gerhard Richter, opens in Brisbane.
The much-debated "Birkenau" series by renowned painter Gerhard Richter is now on display at the Reichstag building in Berlin. The dark, abstract work is on loan and can be seen in the parliament's entrance hall.
Dance helped Eva Fahidi survive the Holocaust at the age 18. Now, decades later, the Hungarian activist keeps urging remembrance in an unconventional way. She performs in Austria on the anniversary of Kristallnacht.
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