Germany’s Bold Experiment
The more a country tries to define its identity solely through culture, the more it turns in on itself. “The question is not who we are, but who we can become,” the late British social theorist Stuart Hall said. Germany is poised uneasily in that polarity.
December 12, 2019
Käthe Kollwitz, Witness to History
In Germany and elsewhere, many people wonder how it is possible to restore the stability of the old world while giving it a new foundation. Ever since the collapse of the old regime, Käthe Kollwitz has hoped that socialism would win the day, but now she is unable to ignore the realities of the situation.
October 15, 2018