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tv   Arts and Culture  Deutsche Welle  April 19, 2019 6:02am-6:16am CEST

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welcome to arts and culture and today a lot of contrasts a look at how not to. can rise again and another house of worship where music is shaking the foundations. we need to pass in finland who's not letting any of his congregation snooze metal mass the decibel count is high. and also in contrast the quiet realism of lot of. home display here in the. after monday's terrible blaze in paris there's talk of a temporary wooden church being wrecked 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
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not the first time that the historic gem has fallen victim to flame so let's see how it is possible for 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 the outpouring and money to rebuild the cathedral is now guaranteed to survive but will the new not 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
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. for a success story though france can look to germany's eighteenth century following 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 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 library environment part of the unesco world heritage site in two thousand and four
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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 finishes social media team sent words of encouragement and on to a dumb 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 and 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
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a few years later i. live in and it is here again that an exhibition is just open featuring figurative river is a. why there's no such thing as dabbling in painting you either paint or you don't that was the categorical stance of la to la 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 and settled in sweden or 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 stance 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
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continued drawing until shortly before her death as a close friend from sweden recalls. she knew who else. and how good she was but she was not up no said nothing like that then she must. always have a sketch book with her. she made it. pretty week before she'd write. the post war years were a difficult time for figurative painting which was considered stuffy and old 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
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of women which last a shine 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 started i think by the end you know. 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 the time. that's the austen one full and busy 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
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present they have a palpable dignity that is in this group. 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 move on the intimacy or distance between the people. with a melancholy and apprehensive atmosphere it depicts the zeit geist of in one nine hundred thirty s. as well as la to la such 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 joe 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
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fashion house missoni. he's also done a tribute to collagen felt. and also of course is in the style of french fashion maverick. a and in his shop mosco 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 a shame to eat them. now there are more heavy metal musicians per capita in finland than anywhere else heavy metal is played all mainstream raid. stations and that was even disturbing the quiet contemplation of church services in helsinki courtesy of a heavy metal fan who also stole the lyrics the band sings really off from the hymn book but the music well it's just
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a little livelier than the usual organ to come from but. him the god himself could hardly help but here it's the metal mouse with a face full head bang in prayer here in helsinki's kunene lucky church sitting in for the organist at the snoozer in service is the met tell us something. else course you have like a different kind of feeling for the music but it's 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 mid year sick but it was actually a good experience. lutheran
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pastor cake elaine and has been touring finland's churches with a metal mask 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 loves having my soul i'm sure actually it depends how we do it so because we have 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
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band keeps the hymns lyrics and melodies intact so the faithful can sing along as usual. ok callinan has held about one hundred fifty metal masses all around finland since two thousand and six. and we have all only here from the hymn book all right jean metal lyrics are very strong they need metal music they really need it so that's why it's sounds wonderful together this words this 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. one a guy planned to. commit suicide before in the evening and he
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came to that on 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. ok kalinin receives invitations from congregations the world over he's already looking forward to one day blasting his metal mass beats in churches everywhere. and i've 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 and look at all not notes 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 bye bye.
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