From Jackson Pollock to Max Ernst – Peggy Guggenheim supported a range of famous contemporary artists. At the same time she built up one of the most important art collections of the 20th century.
Art collector Peggy Guggenheim, known for supporting the careers of some of modern art's biggest names — Picasso, Miro, Pollock — made her home in Venice after the war. A look at her Venetian debut, 70 years on.
The Guggenheim opened its museum in Bilbao 20 years ago, turning a struggling industrial town into a cultural metropolis. The building designed by Frank Gehry is now the landmark of the city.
A century ago, the opulent Ufa-Palast cinema opened in Weimar Berlin and became a venue for celebrated premieres — and later Nazi propaganda. Badly bombed, it was reborn as the Zoo Palast and remains a cinema icon.
Margaret Atwood's new novel, "The Testaments," takes readers back to the horrors of Gilead. But 34 years after "The Handmaid's Tale" was first published, is that world more fact than fiction today?
The Beethovenfest Bonn delights classical music fans. This year's motto is "Moonshine." We were at the performance of the 6th Symphony and spoke with conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste and festival director Nike Wagner.
Even 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the subject has lost none of its topicality. "Walking Through Walls" in Berlin's Martin-Gropius-Bau is a contemporary response to the subject of confinement.
British voters, it seems, stay polite even when they are angry: A Yorkshire man who told the British prime minister to leave his town is hailed as a hero, leading to a top Twitter trend.
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