His wish to study the German philosophers in their country of origin prompted Georges Timpanides to leave his native Greece and move to Bonn. And German archaeologist Martina Riedl relocated to Athens where she works on excavations.
Documenta, Germany's prestigious contemporary art event, wraps up 100 days in Athens, while continuing in Kassel. Here's how it impacted a city in which art isn't its biggest concern.
The quinquennial art exhibition Documenta provides creative impetus and surprising encounters in Athens. Greeks and international guests have discovered a new side of the city.
Eurozone ministers, including its most powerful official Wolfgang Schäuble, are optimistic about reaching a bailout deal with Greece. But Athens will have to wait longer for a deal on future debt relief.
The northern German city of Kassel will get its fill of visitors when it opens Documenta on June 10. The world's most prestigious contemporary art show will show works from over 160 artists.
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