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Art means immortality, but for what price?

22 May

Berlin is a great playground for artists of any kind. Be it filmmakers presenting their new movie (I wrote about last week), or artists who exhibit pictures. Many artists are trying their breakthrough, what Gerhard Richter has already succeeded.

 With his 80 years Gerhard Richter is one of the most famous German artists. At the exhibition at the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin thousands of visitors could be convinced of his masterpiece. If you look at his work you wonder- how does he do it? And at this moment you can perhaps understand why his pictures are bought for over $ 16 million. Nevertheless the question arises should so much money be invested in a painting?

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