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Stephanie Rosenthal, director of Berlin's Gropius Bau, will leave to lead the long-delayed Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

Stephanie Rosenthal, director of Berlin’s Gropius Bau, will leave to lead the long-delayed Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

Stephanie Rosenthal, the director of Berlin’s Gropius Bau, will leave the museum to lead the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi from September, marking the latest in a series of institutional shake-ups in the German capital. The highly anticipated United Arab Emirates Museum, designed by Frank Gehry, is still under construction nearly 20 years after construction plans were …

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'I was terrified': British pop star Robbie Williams steps out of his comfort zone to show the world his paintings

‘I was terrified’: British pop star Robbie Williams steps out of his comfort zone to show the world his paintings

With millions in record sales, countless accolades and sold-out gigs under his belt, British pop superstar Robbie Williams might seem like he’s got it all. But there’s still at least one area the “Angels” singer didn’t feel safe in, and that’s one that’s featured as a contemporary artist at London Gallery Weekend this year. “I …

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Discover how two sisters and a team of 5,000 people crocheted extraordinary sculptures from the world's coral reefs

Discover how two sisters and a team of 5,000 people crocheted extraordinary sculptures from the world’s coral reefs

An extraordinary crochet project by two sisters presented at the Frieder Burda Museum in Baden-Baden brings together art, science and knitting to highlight the ecological threats facing coral reefs around the world in the context of climate change. Margaret and Christine Wertheim, whose project blends mathematics, critical theory and feminism has been exhibited around the …

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