Paris has an exciting new art space. Funded by the foundation Lafayette Anticipations and remodeled by Rem Koolhaas, it aims to provide support and high tech spaces for artists as they conceive and create work.
After the Notre Dame fire, it took only a few hours for shock to give way to consolation and promises of a full restoration of the famous cathedral. Anything else would have been unimaginable, says DW's Rick Fulker.
Takis was famous for his contribution to "kinetic" art, which uses motion, light and color to create a sensory experience. A large collection of his work is currently on display at the Tate Modern in London.
African museum directors have welcomed an expert report advising the French government to return thousands of cultural artifacts and artworks. The move could put pressure on other former colonizers, Germany included.
Authorities have identified four additional works from the Gurlitt collection as having been looted from a Jewish family during World War II. The drawings will be returned to descendants of the original owners.
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