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Since the fall of the Wall, Berlin has established itself as the artists' capital

Despite not being rich, the city has a large percentage of professional creatives and a booming gallery scene

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The Rhineland is still the hub for German contemporary art collectors

This is the richest area of Germany, and it has a buoyant cultural life; but the expense of it is beginning to drive the artists out

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Interview with museum director and curator Udo Kittelman: “The curator should never be more important than the artist”

The new director of Frankfurt’s Museum of Modern Art is self taught (he trained as an optician), curator of the German pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale, and passionately involved in contemporary art

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Peter Weibel: “Art has become irrelevant today”

As director of this centre for arts and media technology, Peter Weibel, says that media art can be more politically engaged because it relates to the new technologies and the new economic order

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Interview with fair director Samuel Keller: Art Basel, the commercial complement to Venice

The director of the world’s top modern and contemporary art fair prides himself on the new talent it has discovered

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Germany’s first federal minister of culture since World War II resigns

The deputy editorship of Die Zeit newspaper and a better pension prove too tempting for Michael Naumann

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