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tv   Arts and Culture  Deutsche Welle  April 19, 2019 1:45am-2:01am CEST

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mechelle mass the decibel count is high. and also in contrast the quiet realism of lot. of home display here in the lead. after monday's terrible blaze in paris there's talk of a temporary wooden judge being a wreck today on the square in front of not tradition cathedral to accommodate the faithful that is one of the latest measures proposed while first the clear up and then the restoration on the way now this is not the first time that the historic gem has fallen victim to flame so let's see how it is possible for the architectural masterpieces to rise again like a phoenix from the ashes. almost lost to monday's fire no two down cathedral still stands proudly over the river center and with billionaires such as the owners of. toll and a outpouring and money to rebuild the cathedral is now guaranteed to survive but
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will the new note look just like the old one and how quickly can it be rebuilt france now faces those tough questions but not saddam is not the first culturally significant building to burn across the atlantic just last year brazil's national museum was destroyed along with its twenty million item collection unlike with not saddam just a quarter of a million euros have been raised just one percent of the estimated rebuilding costs . for a success story though france can look to germany's eighteenth century fallen to the church of our lady it was bombed by the allies in one nine hundred forty five. and after two days of fire the church finally collapsed. for almost five decades east german leaders left the rubble of dresden paroch masterpiece as a reminder of the horrors of war. painstakingly
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rebuilt beginning in the mid ninety's the new fallen kosha incorporates the ruins left from world war two and has received millions of visitors since its recants a creation in two thousand and five. also in germany the mali a library environment part of the unesco world heritage site in two thousand and four its roof caught fire probably due to faulty wiring reconstruction was possible in just three years but the blaze took thousands of rare books with it. and in italy venice is famous laffin each a theater dating from the late eighteenth century burned to the ground in one nine hundred ninety six and took eight years to rebuild now back and as beautiful as ever that finishes social media team sent words of encouragement to not to dumb
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tweeting we burned but we rose from the ashes stronger than before. and of course we'll be following the continuing story of not to them cathedral as it develops now the german artist lost a lot as a stein spent most of our life in sweden after fleeing the nazis in the late one nine hundred thirty s. although she did paint throughout her life she only really became well known when she was about eighty years old first of all by a london gallery in one thousand nine hundred seven and a few years later in her high not lynn and it is here again that an exhibition has just opened featuring figurative realism. there's no such thing as dabbling in painting you either paint or you don't that was the categorical stance of lot a lot of us time a member of the berlin art scene in the late one nine hundred twenty s. born in eight hundred ninety eight in one thousand thirty seven she fled the nazis
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and settled in sweden where she died in the early one nine hundred ninety s. having slid into obscurity her trademark was figure painting a combination of references to the great masters and a naturalistic style using earth tones her subjects are depicted intimately but with no trace of voyeurism as a stand artistic career began at the age of eight at her aunt's painting school later she became one of the first women admitted to berlin's arts academy she continued drawing until shortly before her death as a close friend from sweden recalls. she knew who she was. how good she was but she was not up no said nothing like that that she was. always have a sketchbook with her. she made a sketch about her. putting weeks before she died. the post-war years were a difficult time for figurative painting which was considered stuffy and old
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fashioned. art historian on a color kauser says that's in part because we tend to equate modern art with abstraction. taman the themes that she picks up on and creates demonstrate an absolutely modern stance a woman on her own in a cafe sitting confidently and naturally not like some last creature of the night or a journalist with a glittering monocle who looks around her with interest these are all modern images of women which helps to create with her works she didn't want to present this image as something exclusive to her clique of artists but as the reality of women's lives as they left them stated i took a leap. naturalness closeness intimacy and above all a palpable sense of self-sufficiency as a stance figures never become objects unlike with the new objectivity movement that was grabbing attention at
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a time. that's the ocean and it won't come and visit and the fact that the exhibition is called face to face is in part because the viewer really can enter into a dialogue with the people represented here with their portraits. there are wonderful examples of the russian girl. or the mongolian eyes you want to make contact but that doesn't really work and that is a refinement that gives her figure something like individuality they are fully present they have a palpable dignity that is in this damaged group of. times major work evening over pottstown from one nine hundred thirty shows an evening meal a still life a cityscape but that's not what it's really about the focus is on the mood on the intimacy or distance between the people. with a melancholy and apprehensive atmosphere it depicts the zeit geist of the one nine
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hundred thirty s. as well as lots of times own credo what i do isn't modern nor is it academic it's simply very me. now for chocoholics this is the best time of year i should know i am yes jo clit easter eggs are on sale everywhere in europe but few as clos is the creations of school in rome whose inspired by great fashion designers like this one this exact designs of italian fashion house missoni. he's also done a tribute to collagen felt. and also a corset in the style of french fashion maverick. a and in his shop moscow even stages fashion shows with real models in the window surrounded by his legs and the time and effort to make them reflected in the prices i'm afraid these unique easter eggs will set you back up to five hundred euro's seems
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a shame so we. now there are more heavy metal musicians per capita in finland than anywhere else heavy metal is played all mainstream right. stations and there was even disturbing the quiet contemplation of church services in helsinki courtesy of a heavy metal fan who also passed on the lyrics the band sings really off from the hymn book but the music well is just a little livelier than the usual organ accompaniment. that god himself could hardly help but hear it's a metal mouse with a face full head bang in prayer here in helsinki's come to knock each church sitting in for the organist at this news or in service is the mentality mess and then. of course you have like
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a different kind of feeling for the music but it is like you feel the feeding and the artists and stuff but you have a different connection to the songs it's themselves actually i don't like any in the middle years sick but it was actually a good experience. lutheran pastor k.k. lennon has been touring finland's churches with the metal mass for over ten years he discovered heavy metal rock at the age of seven to him deep purple and black sabbath were almost a spiritual awakening. his love for god came much later take a lane and brought them together in his mental maps. of course god well i was having my so i i'm sure actually it depends how we do it so because we have
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a strong word of god and we do it for god not for us so that's why. god loves us i think so. congregations can but pastor take a line in spam to as long as they're not worried about the plaster shaking off the walls a cd of the hymns even made it into finland's top ten and. the band keeps the hymns leeward so melodies intact so the faithful can sing along as usual. and has held about one hundred fifty metal masses all around finland since two thousand and six. we have all only here from the hymn book arranged in metal lyrics are very strong they meet metal music they really need it
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so that's why it's so wonderful together this. is music. the middle mass has provoked hardly any criticism in finland but the country has more heavy metal bands per capita than any other country metal can even have a therapeutic effect. on a guy planned to. commit suicide before evening and he came to us and he liked it so much so he didn't do it it was ten years ago so and he is alive now so. maybe we have a meaning. topic a concern in receives invitations from congregations the world over he's already looking forward to one day blasting his metal mask beats in churches everywhere.
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what a cool stuff i am actually visited that church but when i was there it was very quiet however if you ever go to finland do go to the churches and cathedrals that they are amazing all not notice we come to the end of the show happy holidays for those who have i'll be back next week with more arts and culture but for now bob i. think.
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