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Euromaxx Highlights

In this edition: Loch Lomond, Art Basel, a top slackliner, a shoe exhibition in London and GIF as an art form.

Art Basel

Classics of the modern era of painting will be the focus of this year's Art Basel. With a roster of artists boasting the likes of Marc Chagall and Pablo Picasso, the 284 galleries exhibiting are expecting record sales. The world's premier fair for art of the 20th and 21st centuries opened s its doors for the 46th time on Thursday. Around 4,000 works will be up for sale.

Top Slackliner Alexander Schulz

Austria's Alexander Schulz is one of the best slackliners in the world. He's constantly testing the limits of this young sport. The 23-year-old currently holds the world record in waterline, highline and longline - achievements he managed within one year.

Shoe Exhibition: Pleasure and Pain

We report on an exhibition at London's Victoria and Albert museum featuring 200 pairs of shoes from different eras. Some of the exhibits don't look like shoes at first glance.

Romantic Loch Lomond

A report on one of the most scenic destinations in Scotland. The lake is located north west of tne city of Glasgow.

GIF Artist Erdal Inci

With the graphic file "GIF" its possible to make short animations using very little data so that any internet browser can play them. Thats why, 30 years after their creation, GIFs are popular again with artists like Erdal Inci from Turkey.

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