Archive for Berlin

The art Hitler dismissed as ‘filth’

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on 12 March 2014 by delclem

Adolf Hitler and other Nazi officials at the Dada wall at the Degenerate Art exhibition, July 16, 19

“Degenerate Art”: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937. This New York exhibition revisits not only Germany’s ‘Degenerate Art’ show that destroyed so many artistic careers, but the Nazi rhetoric that made the exhibition possible. >review
(c) THE GUARDIAN, 2014


“Vienna – Berlin: The Art of Two Cities”

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on 27 February 2014 by delclem

“Whereas the affinities in literature and music between Vienna and Berlin have been the subject of in-depth study in recent years, there is still a lot of ground to be covered in the visual arts. This is a desideratum that the Berlinische Galerie and the Vienna Belvedere have sought to overcome in a large-scale exhibition organized by both museums.” >review & photos (c) 2014

65 years since the “Luftbrücke”

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on 27 June 2013 by delclem

Berlin Blockade
Amazing photos from the Berlin Blockade 1948-49 (c) THE INDEPENDENT, 2013

Time Travel

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on 3 June 2013 by delclem

“Berlin Exhibition on Judaism Hits a Nerve”

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on 7 April 2013 by delclem

“Bill Glucroft is not an expert on the Torah, Israeli politics or the Holocaust. But on Thursday afternoon he fielded questions on each of those subjects from visitors to the Jewish Museum here in the German capital as part of a new exhibition.

To critics of the show, called “The Whole Truth” and intended to demystify Jewish life for a curious but largely uninformed German public, it was neither the questions nor the answers that were controversial, but where Mr. Glucroft sat: in a glass box, like just another exhibit.”>full text & photo (c) NYT, 2013


Return to Berlin

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on 8 January 2013 by delclem

In his new single – the only one in 10 years – David Bowie takes us on a trip down memory lane in… BERLIN, on the occasion of his 66th birthday today.

Leipzig is the new Berlin

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on 27 October 2012 by delclem

“Berlin used to be Germany’s hippest city, but the once scruffy capital has long since succumbed to gentrification. The latest city to attract the creative class is the former East German industrial seat of Leipzig. Moving in by the thousands, they are lured by the euphoric buzz of cheap rent and youthful ingenuity.”
Text & photos (c) SPIEGELonline, 2012