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Art Trekking: Top Contemporary Art Destinations Overseas (PHOTOS)

Shana Ting Lipton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Shana Ting Lipton

Here is a short list of a few cities overseas that are making waves with international art aficionados, or about to.

PHOTOS: 5 Easy Day Trips From Berlin

CheapOair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
CheapOair

It's impossible to tire of the German capital, but if things get too urban for you, there are plenty of escapes out of the city. Try these. Captions ...

WATCH: Yahoo's 'Who Knew?' Explores The Unseen World Beneath The Streets From Paris To Berlin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Earlier this week we posted about the amazing documentary Undercity, which explores the typically unseen architecture of NYC's transit system. Now, Ya...

ANIMALISTIC ART: Carsten Hoeller's Reindeers on Mushrooms

Kisa Lala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Carsten Höller's Soma exhibit in Berlin Carsten Höller's new exhibition at Hamburger Bahnhof museum in Berlin, 'Soma' examines the mythic trad...

Viktor And Marina Kalashnikov, Russian Dissident Journalists, Possibly 'Poisoned' In Germany

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

German authorities have launched an investigation into a possible poisoning attack against a Russian dissident couple living in Berlin, the BBC is rep...

CELEBRITIES ARE ARTISTS TOO: James Franco Plans First Solo Gallery Show In Berlin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(ARTINFO) BERLIN--For anyone who thought that James Franco's turn in the art world would be a short-lived dalliance to be as quickly cast aside as Lad...

Snuggie World Tour (PHOTOS)

Jen Pollack Bianco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jen Pollack Bianco

We've all received novelty gifts as holiday presents, and world travelers are no exception. Surely some "person who has everything" will find a Shake ...

Tom Geoghegan on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Tom Geoghegan, author of the new book Were You Born on the Wrong Continent?: How the European Model Can Help Get You a Life, stopped by The Interview Show.

LAST CALL: 5 Must See Art Events Ending Soon | From Damien Hirst's Skulls To Children's Books

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

It's the time of year when we all begin to lose our minds with thoughts of stuffing our faces, buying presents and having visions of sugarplum fairies...

Fran Healy's Life on the "B-list": Busking, Beatles, Berlin and more

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

Last Thursday night at the Fox Theater in Oakland, Brandon Flowers joined Fran Healy onstage for a cover of Travis's 2001 singalong, "Side." As the tw...

Out of Berlin: My Roman Holiday (CARTOONS)

Ali Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Ali Fitzgerald

As part of my ongoing visual referendum on expat life in Berlin, I chronicled a recent trip to Rome where I met up with my mother and stepfather befor...

Nowhere Left to Run?

Mark Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Levine

It has been a strange political season. It began sitting in Istanbul with Swedish friends, digesting the news that the rabidly anti-immigrant Swedish ...

BLOG WATCH> Gert & Uwe Tobias' German Exhibit On ArtObserved

AO Art Observed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Currently on view at Contemporary Fine Arts Berlin is "Neue Arbeiten," an exhibition of recent work by fraternal collaborative Gert & Uwe Tobias (b. 1...

MORE BOMBS: Angela Merkel's Office Receives Suspicious Package

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS, ELENA BECATOROS and MELISSA EDDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Suspected Greek terrorists unleashed an unprecedented two-day wave of mail bomb attacks in Athens and abroad, with one package ...

POP ART: How Jeff Koons's "Balloon" Sculpture Could Make History, Again, at Christie's

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

In November 2007, Jeff Koons's "Hanging Heart (Magenta/Gold)" sold for $23.6 million at Sotheby's New York, setting a world auction record for a work ...

Nuclear Power Ambivalence: the Fears and the Facts

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Ropeik

Germany's ambivalence about nuclear power, common in many developed countries, is again on display following the decision by Chancellor Merkel and the...

Los Angeles and Berlin: Sister Cities

Rebecca Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rebecca Taylor

The warmth and generosity of the Berliners seemed all too familiar. Then, it clicked: It reminded me of the intimacy and collaborative spirit of the Los Angeles art scene.

Angela Merkel, German Chancellor, Targeted By Stalker

Telegraph | Allan Hall in Berlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, was the target of a stalker who sent her a string of love letters and attempted to break into her home. The man...

Interview: Eve Sussman - On The Making Of Her Film, Rape Of The Sabine Women

Spread ArtCulture | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Spread ArtCulture

By Kisa Lala "Production Still, Rape of the Sabine Women, Marilisa on the Floor Photo by Eve Sussman & Ricoh Gerbl, Courtesy of Eve Sussman and R...

"Only the mood music has changed": Tariq Ali on Obama's presidency

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christian Avard

Is president Barack Obama the change America has been waiting for or is he another corporate Democrat representing elite interests? According to Tar...

Germany Celebrates 20 Years Of Reunification (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN (AP) - Germany's president celebrated the country's new-found national pride but also stressed that more needs to be done to integrate Muslim a...

Angela Merkel Reflects On German Reunification Anniversary

AP | KIRSTEN GRIESHABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — Angela Merkel, the leader of Europe's richest country, still hoards food. That's how much power Cold War-era habits still hold over Ge...

Daniel Kehlmann's Fame: The Self in the Cyber Century (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Christopher Lydon

Daniel Kehlmann is a very funny, very philosophical young fictionist from Germany who will make you want more like him -- and more playfully engaging ...

BLOG WATCH> Broken Heart: Astrid Klein At Sprueth Magers

Contemporary Art Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Monika Sprüth and Philomene Magers are delighted to present the first exhibition by Astrid Klein in their Berlin gallery. The title of the exhibition...

The 8 Tastiest Street Foods in Europe

EuroCheapo | Posted 12.12.2012 | Travel
EuroCheapo

Sampling the local street food when traveling can be a tasty (and memorable) experience. So, which city offers the tastiest treats on the streets? Read on...