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Japanoizy

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Arts Episodes

Banksy painting self-destructs right after sale

Banksy painting self-destructs right after sale

A Banksy work has self-destructed at Sotheby's auction house at the moment it sold for nearly 1.4 million dollars. As the hammer went down, the painting was sucked into a shredder hidden in the frame. Lucy Fielder reports
1min
Reuters
James Turrell, Master of light

James Turrell, Master of light

James Turrell is one of the most significant artists of our time. He creates his works with space and light. The Frieder Burda Museum in Baden Baden is now holding Europe's largest-ever retrospective of the American artist's work.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Banksy's hoax artwork returns to the British Museum

Banksy's hoax artwork returns to the British Museum

A hoax artwork by Banksy is reappearing the British Museum, 13 years after the artist first placed it there without permission.
1min
Press Association
Art on the road

Art on the road

The Molue Mobile Museum of Contemporary Art is an art space on wheels. The decommissioned school bus journeyed through West African countries, arriving in Dakar for the launch of the DAK'ART festival.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
Africa in Germany

Africa in Germany

Wurzburg's Africa Festival has developed into Europe's largest celebration of African music and culture. Initiated 30 years ago, the festival offers live music, exhibitions and much more.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Bee In The City trail creates buzz

Bee In The City trail creates buzz

A "colony" of super-sized bee sculptures will go on display in Manchester throughout the summer in a public art trail.
1min
Press Association
Living in a Dying City?

Living in a Dying City?

Venice, one of the world's most beautiful cities, is teetering on the brink of collapse. It's become a second home to architect and professor Jana Revedin. She talks about what life is really like behind the facades the tourists see.
3mins
Deutsche Welle
Beethovenfest goes Mumbai

Beethovenfest goes Mumbai

India is the partner country of the 2018's Beethovenfest in Bonn. A joint Indian-German music piece will be created for the event. To get things started, German percussionists met their Indian counterparts in Mumbai.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
India's world literature

India's world literature

Since the early 1990s, Kolkata-based Seagull Books have been publishing ambitious literature in the English language. Publisher Naveen Kishore scours the globe to find his authors, including in Germany. For that, he was awarded the prestigious Goe...
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Interview: Film Curator Andreas Struck

Interview: Film Curator Andreas Struck

The 68th Berlin Film Festival showcased nearly 400 motion pictures. But who selected them and what were the criteria? Andreas Struck knows. He compiled the program for the Panorama section.
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Fact Check: Architecture

Fact Check: Architecture

Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Interview with auctioneer Stefan Koerner

Interview with auctioneer Stefan Koerner

A lot of art may be produced in Germany - but the money is made in New York and London. Stefan Korner from the world-renowned Grisebach auction house explains.
2mins
Deutsche Welle