tv Arts and Culture Deutsche Welle April 19, 2019 8:45am-9:00am CEST
display here in the land. 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 to cathedral to accommodate the faithful that is one of the latest measures proposed while first the clear up and then the restoration get underway 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 architectural masterpieces to rise again like a phoenix from the ashes. almost lost to monday's fire down cathedral still stands proudly over the river sand and with billionaires such as the owners of gucci and the outpouring and money to rebuild the cathedral is now guaranteed to survive but will the new notes 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 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 frauenkirche 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 rebuilt beginning in the mid ninety's the new file in kosher incorporates the ruins
left from world war two and has received millions of visitors since its re consecration in two thousand and five. when germany the 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 rough in each is 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 obvious 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 pain 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. lynn and it is here again that an exhibition is just open 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 lata laza shtayyeh 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 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. that she knew who she was and how good she was. but it was not the op noted nothing like that that she was. always have a sketchbook with her. she made. weeks before she died. 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 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 sided. by. naturalness closeness intimacy and above all a palpable sense of self-sufficiency stance figures never become objects unlike with the new objectivity movement that was grabbing attention at the time. as the ocean it would fall under that 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. no more than mongolia. 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 is in buys that there's damage group. times major work evening over potsdam 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 designed geist of in one nine hundred thirty s. as well as lots of allows us times on 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 clip 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 the zigzag 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 euros it seems a shame to eat. now there are more heavy metal musicians per capita in finland
than anywhere else heavy metal is played all mainstream raid. stations and there is even disturbing the quiet contemplation of church services in helsinki courtesy of a heavy metal fan who also happens to be apostolic and the lyrics the band sings really off from the hymn book but the music well it's just a little livelier than the usual organ accompaniment. the god himself could hardly help but here it's the metal mounts for the faithful headbang in prayer here in helsinki's come in marquis church sitting in for the organist at this news are in service is the best and. of course you have like a different kind of feel like for the music but it's like you feel the feeling and the art chest and stuff but you have
a different connection to the songs it's time so actually i don't like any in the mid thousand years but it was actually a good experience. lutheran pastor. 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 the 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 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. that.
congregations can book pastor take a line and spammed as long as they're not worried about the plaster shaking off the walls the cd of the hymns even made it into finland's top ten. the band keeps the hymns lyrics and melodies intact so the faithful can sing along as usual. elaine and has held about one hundred fifty metal masses all around finland since two thousand and six. and we have all only hear from the hymn book a range in metal lyrics very strong they need metal music they really need it so that's why it's sounds 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 in the 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. ok kalinin receives invitations from congregations the world over he's already looking forward to one day blasting his metal mass beats in churches every week.
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 on that note 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.
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