Weimar Republic

___________ Art-wise, 2016 was a good year for Los Angeles. LACMA presented the blockbuster exhibition, New Objectivity: Modern
Many in the media took note of the massively authoritarian overtones in Donald Trump's Republican presidential nomination acceptance speech. How could they not?
Trump supporters would be wise to consider the possibility that he does not actually have access to a hidden room full of brilliant minds. He is what he is. Take this campaign at face value. Trump flip flops. Trump insults.
film star Gloria Swanson. Both challenging and celebratory, Mortilla's extra-ordinary performance is a noteworthy send-off
In this exhibition, Kota Ezawa shows an animated film as well as a series of light boxes, each of them displaying a deliberately stylized recreation of the stolen work. A quarter of a century later, the mystery of what happened to the works remains unsolved.
I hold both extremes - the Holocaust deniers and the Holocaust revisionists - as offensive to the good people who were all taken from us far too soon. Let them rest in peace. Let the truth prevail.
The underlying question raised by the Greek financial crisis has been largely ignored, which is whether Greek adoption of the euro -- or even the creation of the Eurozone at all -- was a bad idea to begin with, and one that will not get better with time. This is the question that Germany must fear.
Bookended by the collapse of the Kaiser in 1919 and the rise of the Third Reich in 1933, Germany's doomed, 14-year experiment in parliamentary democracy was a political debacle.
Happy Birthday to an incredible artist and influential mentor! See a slideshow of his work below, and let us know what you
What has happened to us that we no longer seem to elect leaders at all levels of government who create confidence?