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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...

I Shot That! Street Art Photographers Capturing Ephemera

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The unprecedented growth of the global grassroots art movement can be directly traced to digital photography and the people behind the camera.

PHOTOS: Which City Has The Best Street Art - Philadelphia, Berlin, Or Chicago?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

As was discovered with yesterday's edition of "which city has the best street art," LA, New York, and London aren't the only cities with a gritty, art...

Berlin 'Bombed'

guardian.co.uk | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Poetry rained from the skies on Saturday night in Berlin as 100,000 bookmarks printed with poems by 80 poets from Germany and Chile were dropped on th...

PHOTOS: Rare And Never-Seen Photos Of Hitler

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Adolf Hitler is one of history's most documented figures, yet new information keeps emerging that casts the Nazi leader in a somewhat different light....

Polish Man Shot In Head Thought He Had Been Hit By Fireworks

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — A 35-year-old man who walked around for five years with a bullet lodged in the back of his head says he suspected for a while something...

INTERNATIONAL ART: Seven Top Exhibits To See Around The World, Now

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

1. "I Love You" at ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aros Alle 2, Arhus, Denmark, through September 12, arospresse.dk Romance in all its disparate permutation...

An American Vegetarian in Germany

Rebecca Kosick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Rebecca Kosick

Returning to Berlin after seven years, I explored the food and was particularly interested in what it meant to be a vegetarian (dining out) in Germany.

Kibbutz Diary: A Shoah Memorial the World Should See

David Dagan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Dagan

To me, Mishmar Ha'emek's Pinat Hagola is an example of what we should strive for in public art built in memory of tragedies. Often, the smallest places can say the most.

The 8 Best Bike Friendly Cities In The World (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Hallie Seegal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Want to go on vacation without disrupting your work out routine? Want to support countries that live an eco-friendly lifestyle? Do you just enjoy cycl...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Nazi Airport Becomes Berlin Park

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Borzou Daragahi, Los Angeles Times Reporting from Berlin -- When an airport that symbolized the sweep of 20th century German history shut down i...

90-Year-Old Nazi War Crimes Suspect Dies In Germany

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — A 90-year-old former SS sergeant who was No. 4 on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of most-wanted Nazi war crimes suspects has died b...