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euromaxx highlights

euromaxx highlights

In this highlights edition:

Micro Engraver Graham Short
Euromaxx profiles British engraver Graham Short. He's made a name for himself as a micro engraver and has even managed to put the words "Nothing is Impossible " on the edge of a razor blade.

Counterculture icons - Twins Gisela Getty and Jutta Winkelmann
Gisela Getty and Jutta Winkelmann first gained reknown as counterculture icons. In the 1970s and '80s, the German twin sisters met international stars like Bob Dylan, Sean Penn, Dennis Hopper, and Roman Polanski. They were soon celebrities themselves.

Fashion and Art Show in Wolfsburg
An art museum in Wolfsburg asks the question can art be fashion. Many examples of Haute Couture fashion are seen more as works of art. Most people would consider them unwearable. A new exhibition looks at the boundaries between art and fashion.

Harry Thaler’s Aluminum Chair
Designer Harry Thaler is most famous for his "Pressed Chair". A sheet of aluminum shaped like a man can be pressed into various chair shapes. Thaler is from northern Italy and currently lives and works in London where he studied at the Royal Art College.

Camelot House – My Home is My Castle
Dutch real estate agency Camelot manages to rent out top properties including castles and monasteries for prices from 200 euros a month. Actually the tenants are really houseminders looking after properties that would otherwise be empty for a while. The scheme has been so successful it’s expanding into other European countries.