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Ayako Rokkaku’s dreamy finger paintings bridge the gap between American abstract art and Japan’s obsession with cuteness

The pale porcelain skin of Ayako Rokkaku’s frail hands brightens up the navy-blue ceramic teacup she holds in her palms. For nearly two decades, the artist has used her hands instead of brushes, dipping her fingers into the paint and applying the color directly to the canvas. However, the prolonged exposure to acrylic and oil …

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Germany has just bought back its contemporary art museum from a real estate company for €170 million

The federal and Berlin governments have bought back the Hamburger Bahnhof museum and the adjacent Rieckhallen, after lengthy negotiations with real estate developers. The Hamburger Bahnhof, a former train station that used to run from Hamburg to Berlin, houses one of the country’s most important collections of contemporary art. The adjacent Rieckhallen is a former …

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[IFA 2022 Samsung Town] ③ Samsung showcases eye-catching new products in Berlin – Samsung Global Newsroom

After a two-year hiatus, Europe’s biggest home appliance show is back and better than ever. IFA 2022 took place offline on September 2 in Berlin, Germany, where Samsung Electronics showcased its latest lineup in the Samsung Town showroom. With various zones, such as the SmartThings Living Zone and the Daily Sustainability Zone, visitors could experience …

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