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tv   Arts and Culture - News  Deutsche Welle  February 20, 2019 7:45pm-7:57pm CET

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but first it's a very special year for the netherlands two thousand and nineteen is rembrandt's year marking the three hundred fiftieth anniversary of the great start painters death and amsterdam's rights museum is pulling out all the stops for the artist whose prolific seventeenth century self portraits some say laid the groundwork for what we see today on social media. with rembrandt the old self portraits tourists are paying almost to an artist they see as something of a role model i've been to his house and also to do rich museum and i've seen that it's. also our ideas of beauty to images of women it is. made a difference. we see how advertisers have this six factor over time to grab customers attention. it's supposed to be a bit provocative to catch iran otherwise it'll be boring canadian photographer
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michelle perez is best known for his sexy sensual launcher adverts. what is sexy is a really fine line you know between going overboard and really. you know within the parameters of good taste but i have my own view of women and sort of trying all my life to truly put forth that new which is you know to know abuse women to really respect the. across the board respect has never been the main focus. supermodels of the nine hundred ninety s. did command a certain level of respect their unmistakable faces and leading figures became a seal of approval for whatever product they touched most of the one hundred sixty five shows in advertising posters in the exhibition. in this field women
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still the exception. now my colleague melissa holroyd is just back from that show melissa one thing that just struck me watching that report is this exhibition is billed as being critical of representations of women but the visitors we talked to actually had positive things to say about these images what do you make of that . well i'm not surprised that had positive things to say these images or images that everybody knows we see these images everywhere and they are the norm what you do get to see in this exhibition is you get to become aware of the trends that exist a lot of the women of faceless a lot of them you just see different body parts for me in this exhibition i felt like there was an element of criticism that was missing in the room because we know this stuff so well now this exhibition does cover several decades in that time span
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the history of advertising who are these images of women targeting are they more for the male gays are they more targeting women i have to say that probably targeting both the exhibition shows how women's images for example were used as a distraction from the horrors of the second world war these ones here by german american fashion photographer horst p. horse after the war the u.s. helped reconstruct west germany and that also meant spreading american products including the pinup the women would see these ads first in magazines but because they needed to get the money from their husbands the ads had to appeal to both right because they have to go they have to take these ads to their husband and say oh by me oh wow things of i've changed a lot haven't they now let's fast forward just a little one major shift it's also covered in this exhibition is the sexual revolution that started in the one nine hundred sixty s. how does that play out in that. it had
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a massive influence the sexual revolution source six moving into the public sphere and the world of advertising really leapt at the opportunity. we're going to have a look at some pieces here here we have a piece from oh we should be we have a piece by frank over the tele for each same the run from nine hundred sixty s. this is a very sexy cool to adventure. and here we have a perfectly an ad the woman is in a submissive position but the beach in the sun are also symbols of freedom but of course to be remembered the most important thing is you have to be remembered you have to be remembered and to do that you have to shock people a little bit more so horrid we could talk about this all day thank you so much for your insights thank you know what you eat. so a lot about who you are here in europe people eat a lot of bread and as d.w. as europe correspondent can tell you it comes in all shapes and sizes each week
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combines his loves of baking and politics taking us to a different country in the european union today we're off to italy barely might be equally preference ok great philosopher one set show me a nation. and i will show you. now here's a four catches italy has had sixty five different governments and see end of the second world war. italian governments are like they go stale most of a launcher very fast so always bake fresh. all you need for four culture is more plain flour salt yeast olive oil tomatoes and rosemary to be authentic you need to use a very fine kind of flour labeled zero zero great piece all fresh yeast in warm
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water at the plain flour and salt mix it all together now grease a mixing bowl using of course each value and all of all the best you can find why because your bread should be in a league of its own cheap oil it's look like they will give you what you need just like italy's populist politicians. but they made lots of free radicals when he did this saturated fact. let the door rest for four hours folding it wants power. it needs to puff up just like the eagles italy's full time prime minister. silvio berlusconi must rise and fall. no sex no financial scandal ever stopped him from making yet another comeback placed
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the dough gently on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and leave for another ten minutes time to press out the dough with your fingertips so wash your hands clean hands were also important in the early one nine hundred ninety s. when judges expose the kickbacks and bribery that fueled italy's national politics the so-called clean hands operation squash corruption. the right toppings for. keep it simple tomatoes and rosemarie the tries always been the food of the common people. bake it's two hundred forty degree celsius for around twenty minutes then remove from the often not the view that is. i know they're high levels of skepticism but there's no need to fear and it alexis. even italy's
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popular don't want to leave the club they know when something sounds hollow. and that's what you'll hear when you tap the bottom of your perfectly baked for culture. savory bread unsavory politics that's all we've got time for today if you're still hungry for more culture news though you can check out our website at d.f.w. dot com slash culture now for me and all of us here in berlin thanks for joining us see you again soon.
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