Art in an Octagon: The Schinkel Pavilion Berlin

The Schinkel Pavilon in Berlin-Mitte is perhaps Germany?s most unconventional art association. Where GDR nomenklatura once held cocktail parties, now Douglas Gordon, Cyprien Gaillard and Isa Genzken hold exhibitions. ... more more

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Snail porridge

Thursday 16 June, 2005

The English paper The Guardian has published a list of the top fifty restaurants in the world. Astonishingly - or perhaps not - 14 of them are in England. Germany's gourmet pope, Wolfram Siebeck, who brought a shimmer of elegance to the kitchens of post-war Germany, is not in complete agreement with the Guardian's choices. Here's his slightly critical take on The Fat Duck.
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Identity in the lining

26 April 2005

A retrospective of the fashion designer Hussein Chalayan recently opened at the Groninger Museum in the Netherlands. His clothes tell stories and reveal dreams of flying. By Mirja Rosenau
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A sea of possibilities

Thursday 14 April, 2005

Slightly polemical observations on life after 40 prompted by new books by Claudius Seidl and Desiree Nick. By Thea Dorn
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