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"Love Forever" by D*Face © D*Face. Photo: Lord Jim

Street Art in Mexico, Canada, U.S.A.
#artbits

Covering walls and surfaces in cities around the world, Street Art is appreciated by thousands every day as they go about their daily business. In this collection of photos we have captured art in Los Angeles, Mexico City, Montreal, New York City, Toronto, and Washington, D.C.

Postcards from the National United Committee to Free Angela Davis collection (M0262) Photo (detail): © Courtesy of Department of Special Collections, Stanford Libraries

U.S. Edition
One Million Roses for Angela Davis

In the 1970s, a postcard campaign organized by the state of East Germany called for the release of the imprisoned philosopher and Black Power activist Angela Davis. This dossier explores this unusual — and often contradictory — alliance.

Porträt des deutschen Künstlers und Kunstprofessors Joseph Beuys, abgebildet im November 1979. © ČTK/DPA/Dürrwald

100 Years of Joseph Beuys

Joseph Beuys would have turned 100 in 2021. In celebration, we’ve gathered events on Beuys from our colleagues and partners in the region — and included some 2021 perspectives on the artist’s work.

Dresdner Sempergalerie © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, David Brandt

The German Culture Scene
Cultural Bulletin

What drives the German art and culture scene: what is in demand and what is worth thinking about? Andreas Platthaus, editor of the feuilleton section in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, offers insights and personal analyses of current events in German art and culture.

Bauhaus & The US

100 Years of Bauhaus

In 2019, the Goethe-Institut celebrated 100 years of Bauhaus. In this online collection, you’ll find a timeline of Bauhaus history in the U.S., articles on Bauhaus members who immigrated to North America, and more.

Scissors Photo: Jude Beck/Unsplash, edited by Lena Kuhnt

Culture Tips from our Program Coordinators
Custom Culture

Have you ever wondered what Germany’s cultural scene has to offer? Some of the Goethe-Institut’s program coordinators in North America offer their insight into ongoing discourses and reveal hidden gems in this blog.

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Hinterhofkino mit Kindern Bild: Jason Gessner. (Zuschnitt: Goethe-Institut)

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