This Artist Found A Creative Way to Deal With Swastika Graffiti in Berlin

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It’s a shame that there are still people living in Germany that want to continue the Nazi legacy by defacing property with the now horrific swastika symbol, and while it can carry a feeling of fear, one graffiti artist in Berlin has taken it upon himself to combat the issue …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Oops, Elderly Woman Fills in €80K Crossword Art at Nuremberg Museum

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

While on a senior citizen outing to Nuremberg’s Neues Museum, one woman, at the ripe age of 91, found herself itching to fill in an answer to a crossword which happened to be a piece of art on display that is valued at €80,000 ($89,000). The installation was a 1965 …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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See Star Wars As A Moving Expressionist Painting

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Have you ever wondered what Star Wars would look like as an expressionist painting? No? Well a group of German researchers from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Freiburg did and the result is stunning. Manuel Ruder, Alexey Dosovitskiy and Thomas Brox came up with the idea after …

Sources: The Stack

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Designer Works With Aston Martin On Race Car That Messes With Your Eyes

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When the 24 Hours of LeMans race kicks off in France this Saturday, June 13, the latest art piece by Germany’s Tobias Rehberger will be seen on a Aston Martin Vantage GTE, and before it even reaches any speed at all, your eyes will struggle to focus to see it …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Art Lovers In L.A. Are In For A Treat

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Getty Museum presents ‘ZEITGEIST: Art in the Germanic World’ In this quite ambitious exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum, we get an impression of a time period that was most defining for the ‘Germanic world’ of the 1800’s and 1900’s. Not only was a young German nation officially formed by unifying its many kingdoms and dukedoms under one Prussian crown (1871), …

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German Student Recreates Michelangelo Masterpiece From 98,304 Legos in 10 Days

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Its not unusual to take on odd jobs when making it through college, but what one student in the German town of Duisburg has decided to do could be considered crazy by some. Mehdi Ghiassi is tasked with recreating artistic masterpieces out of Lego bricks under the pressure of a very …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Are Hijacked Ads In Berlin Art or Vandalism?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

We can pretty much count on seeing some form of advertising throughout the day, whether we stay inside or go to work. The ad industry has found a way to make their client’s message seen or heard no matter what your daily habits might be. Some may say we have …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Upcoming Book Takes A Photographic Look Into Germany’s Dying Nuclear Power Plants

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In a push to move towards clean energy, Germany has been focusing on closing down all of their nuclear power plants by the year 2022.  As the country closes down more of these plants, the structures that remain hold a historical significance.  That is why Michael Danner, a German photographer, …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Giant Spiders Attack in German Art Student’s Latest Project

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

How would you react if you saw car sized spiders crawling around the inside of a building late at night?  What might sound like a horrible nightmare to most people happened to be the focus of an art project by Friedrich von Schoor at Germany’s HBK Saar art college earlier this …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Graffiti Artist Transforms Train Overpass Into A Lego Bridge

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Martin Heuwold. also known as Megx, is a German graffiti artist who was hired to use his skills to turn an old train overpass in Germany into something more eye pleasing.  His choice was to turn it into something that resembled oversized Lego bricks.  The bridge, located in the town …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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