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Painted emotion Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876–1907) was a leading proponent of early Expressionism despite her short life. A show of her work including “Portrait of a Girl with Hand Spread” opens at the Bucerius Kunst Forum on February 4.
Until they were banned in the 19th century, monks from the Buddhist Fuke sect wandered the streets of Japan playing gentle melodies on flutes and begging for alms. The sect died out 150 years ago, but their traditions are recreated for special occasions.
Mary Shelley’s novel about a man-made creature was published in 1818 and spawned countless stage and film adaptations. Renowned Gothic scholar Sir Christopher Frayling documents the evolution of this phenomenon in his new book.