Because Paris is very loud City Hall has hired 40 "Pierrots de la Nuit" or pantomime artists to entertain Parisians on the sidewalks of their city while not raising the sound level. We met up with two of them in the district of Marais.
Artists and intellectuals in Spain, including Mario Vargas Llosa and Pedro Almodovar, respond to the political standoff after the referendum for Catalonian independence.
The far-right AfD party did astonishingly well in the state of Saxony. In cities like Pirna and Görlitz, theaters and orchestras use art to combat the populist party, teaching children and teens about tolerance.
The Center for Political Beauty has launched a tongue-in-cheek call to assassinate Presidents Putin or Erdogan at the G20 in Hamburg. The artists say a dictator's presence is more provocative than anything they could do.
There are millions of photos of Germany's chancellor, but the portraits by artists Colin Davidson and Elizabeth Peyton, created for magazine profiles in Time and Vogue, reflect the chancellor's international image.
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