On Aug. 13, 1961, East German workers began erecting the infamous Berlin Wall, which would separate the city in two halves for more than 28 years. Take a look at what's left of the wall nearly two decades after its fall.
For 28 years, Berliners dreamed of tearing down the Wall. Now, the largest remaining stretch of it is to be touched up to preserve art works against weather damage and vandalism. But how long can it stay spic and span? (06.08.2008)
Take a look at Berlin's official Web site, which has an extensive section in English on the Berlin Wall.
More information on Berlin's new GPS-based, interactive guide that let's visitors explore the remains of the wall.
Thirty years after the fall oft he Berlin Wall, a museum in the western German city Düsseldorf presents East German art. The idea is to overcome old prejudices.
The exhibition at the Gropius-Bau museum in Berlin marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. It deals with segregation and divisive ideologies — which the world is still filled with.
Paintings, East German-style: 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Düsseldorf Kunstpalast museum showcases art from Germany's formerly Communist east. It's not all conform with the authorities tastes.
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