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70+ artworks doused with oily liquid in unusual daytime attack at three Berlin museums

Earlier this month, three museums on Museum Island in Berlin were targeted in an unusual string of daylight attacks on more than 70 works of art. The attacks were carried out on German Unity Day, which commemorates the peaceful reunification of the country, by vandals who remain unidentified but the public was not alerted to […]

Berlin’s storied Berghain nightclub becomes art gallery for foreseeable future showcasing 100+ artists

Since March, Berlin has been comparatively quiet with their nightclubs having been shuttered due to COVID-19. However, one of the city’s best-known clubs, Berghain, will once again welcome visitors into its industrial interior for a different kind of party. Today, “Studio Berlin,” a unique art exhibition, debuts in the nightclub offering a snapshot of the […]

Update: police search Berlin café in relation to Green Vault heist in Dresden

It has been more than nine months since burglars broke into the Grünes Gewölbe, or the Green Vault, at Dresden’s Royal Palace, making it out with dozens of priceless items. Now, police seem to have made their first major public breakthrough in the case. According to Monopol, officials searched a Berlin internet café as well […]

Art World Roundup: upcoming exhibitions and more, from a sculpture damaged by a selfie-seeker to a new report on the Ghent Altarpiece

This week’s Art World Round up covers the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, which plans to persevere this autumn, upcoming exhibitions by Mark Surridge as well as Ania Hobson, and another postponed Yayoi Kusama exhibition. We also check out the incident of a selfie-seeking tourist who accidentally snapped the toes off a sculpture in Italy, […]

Art World Roundup: from Banksy to John Oliver’s odd art interest

In this week’s Art World Roundup, we have artists who have taken a new approach to working from home, news of the passing of John Driscoll, a team of Alabama quilters making face masks, and John Oliver’s quest for an unusual artwork.   John Oliver’s quest for… rat porn? Sometimes you just see something you’ve […]

CONNECT, BTS: mega K-pop group ventures into visual arts

When BTS performed in New York City’s Times Square on New Year’s Eve a few weeks ago, I had to explain to my mom who they were and what K-pop was. You’ve undoubtedly had a similar conversation with one of your parents before, but I digress. BTS, a seven-member K-pop group that formed about six […]

China seeks to shed light on its artistic traditions through new Berlin satellite space

The Times Art Center Berlin (TACB) was registered as a non-profit art institution in Germany in July 2018 and recently opened its doors for the first time on November 30th. The Berlin satellite space is an extension of the Guangdong Times Museum located in the Pearl River Delta of South Eastern China. It is also […]