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Jugendstil in Wiesbaden: a stunning collection

in Arts/Places to see/What's on
Villa Mƶbius, an example of Jugendstil architecture
Villa Mƶbius, Leipzig. By H.-P.Haack - Own work, CC BY 3.0, Link

The Museum Wiesbaden displays a stunning new collection of Jugendstil (Art Nouveau) pieces that will please art enthusiasts and casual appreciators alike.

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Just how Bauhaus is your house?

in Cityscapes/History/My Leipzig
Bauhaus exhibit Grassi
BAUHAUS_SACHSEN Exhibit, GRASSI Museum. Photo: Esther Hoyer

Today you probably came into contact with at least one piece of Bauhaus. A brief history, examples and images from the legendary movement, whose 100th anniversary is being celebrated here in Leipzig with a GRASSI Museum exhibit.

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Georgia: architecture, wine and murderous dictators

in Travel
Tbilisi, Georgia
Tbilisi, Georgia. Image by Kyrylo Kholopkin

“We stood with mouths agape. Alas, no light was to be shed on the very odd spectacle to which we had just borne witness.”

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re-kriĖˆeiŹƒÉ™n: “example of radical change”

in Arts/What's on

“Put to the test daily, people follow very individual impulses, other social groups represent different ideas and concepts, and theories often cannot be put into practice.” – Caroline Hake. The artist’s new solo exhibition has its opening reception tonight at Galerie b2, in the Spinnerei complex.

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El alma inquieta de una iglesia

in History/Leipzig/Leipzig tips
La Iglesia Pauliner renace.
La Iglesia Pauliner renace.

La Paulinerkirche: entre explosiones, pausas y nuevas visiones. Our first article in Spanish. To be more representative of our readership, we’re looking to run articles in different languages from time to time.

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An architect’s jaunt through Leipzig

in Cityscapes/My Leipzig
Rubab Paracha shares her impressions of Leipzig as a curious AuslƤnder and architect by trade. Photo: Rubab Paracha
Rubab Paracha shares her impressions of Leipzig as a curious AuslƤnder and architect by trade. Photo: Rubab Paracha

I always wonder how the architects who designed these buildings with a specific purpose in mind would react if they saw the way their buildings are used today.

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