Germany

Remembering a meeting of two worlds in November 1989

By Susanne von Falkenhausen

Part carbon-neutral generator, part contemporary art centre, E-Werk Luckenwalde provides clean energy and affordable studio space

By Harry Thorne

Associated with Adolf Hitler’s rise to power, Potsdam’s Garrison Church is a ‘symbol of unity between the church, state and military’

By Frieze News Desk

What does Jean-Léon Gérôme’s 1866 painting ‘Slave Market’ say about today’s extremist politics?

By Cody Delistraty
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Never Look Away, 2018. Courtesy: © Buena Vista

Online feuds, real lives and artistic licence

By Jörg Heiser

Jan van Huysum’s ‘Vase of Flowers’ was stolen in 1943 by retreating German troops

In further news: German pavilion announces artist for Venice; Emmanuel Macron urges art world to fight extremism

Ahead of the school’s centenary, European museums celebrate the creative brilliance of the often-overlooked Bauhaus women

 

By Alice Twemlow

Gallery owner says he doesn’t want to support the painter’s political views and that ‘this is essentially what you do if you give him a platform’

Disputes about city architecture and historical revisionism are raging, but political lines are not always so clear

By Oliver Elser

The online petition organized by Green Party MPs warns that far-right politics across the continent has dangerous implications for the arts

German museums are being pushed to diversify their canons and respond to a globalized world – but is ‘cleaning up’ the answer?

By Kristian Vistrup Madsen