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Ten Most Expensive Paintings Ever

Can you think of a world in which there would be discounts on works of art? It’s so unreal that I find it hard...

Artistic director, curator and selector BITEF

Ivan Medenica: On The Edge Of The Future

“We considered it necessary to give our all to nonetheless create a sample of the festival this year, to come up with a three-day...

Jean Tinguely, 1925 – 1991

The Master of Kinetic Art and Nouveau Réalisme

One of the most important artist in the development of Kinetic art as well as Nouveau réalisme, Jean Tinguely was a Swiss sculptor widely...

Ivan Medenica, Artistic Director and Selector of Bitef

It Is Important To Conserve Energy

The state is obliged not to bury its head in the sand, but rather to simultaneously develop several scenarios for the time to come,...

How Kanye West Made & Spends His Billion-dollar Fortune

Kanye West, the rapper, who has teased a presidential run since 2015, posted his intentions on Twitter that he's running for president in 2020 Kanye...

10 Art Ways To Spend The Summer, Inspired By Art

Art suggests and indicates many things to a perceptive viewer. We believe it can also be the perfect ‘influencer’ when it comes to current...

Haris Pašović, Theatre Director, Professor

Balkan Culture The Best Investment

His name is synonymous with success in this part of Europe, while his theatre plays are the best part of the history of Yugoslav...

Gabriel Feltz, Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra

Music Begins Where Words End

Standing in front of more than 100 musicians of a wonderful orchestra like the Belgrade Philharmonic, conducting from memory without a score, looking around...

Art

150 Years Of The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

It’s time to celebrate 150 years of the Met! The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is America’s largest and most important...

Branka Parlić, Pianist

The Art Of Pure Sound

This part of Europe was discovered by Erik Satie and New Music at a time when Gershwin and Chopin were popular, she has spent...

Charles Baudelaire, 1821–1867

Baudelaire Remains

Strange is the fate of the poet Baudelaire: in his own time he was neither understood nor accepted, and was renowned the least. But...

Book Review

The Post-pandemic Economic Overhaul Will Take More Than Tweaks

In Capital and Ideology (first published in 2019), Thomas Piketty documents the global rise of inequality and critiques ideas that legitimize it. He builds...

George Lucas, Artist

How One Idea Could Make Billions

Famed director, writer and producer George Lucas was born George Walton Lucas Jr. on May 14, 1944, in Modesto, California. Lucas’s parents sold retail...

Professor Dr. Aleksandar Jerkov, Director of University Library “Svetozar Marković”

We Would Have Something To Show To The World

You never know where life will take you – I was good at mathematics, played chess, considered studying astrophysics and dealt with electrical engineering,...

Breaking Barriers Between Inside & Outside

When the late Geoffrey Manning Bawa entered the world of architecture, he made his mark with every design he produced. Exploring modernism and its...

Goran Marković, Film and Theatre Director, Screenwriter

Successes Corrupts, Failures Fortify

He has made 13 feature films, mostly based on his own screenplays, has written seven theatre plays and directed several. Professor emeritus at the...

Culture Is Not a Luxury

On April 23rd, over 130 Ministers and Vice-Ministers of Culture joined the online meeting convened by UNESCO to discuss actions to bolster the cultural...

50,000 eur support for musicians

British independent music label The state51 Conspiracy and Mascom company have set up a €50,000 fund called "StayCreative", aiming to help musicians overcome the...

Srdan Golubović, Film Director

Serbia Today Is At The Tail End Of Europe

Of the four feature films that he’s made, three of Srdan Golubović’s works have been screened at the Berlin Film Festival. The latest is...

Exhibition of Algerian modern painting and promotion of the book “Algerian Chronicles”

In collaboration with Galerija '73, the Association of Friends of Algeria hosted the grand opening of an exhibition of paintings by Algerian painters of...

Stefan Milenković, violinist

The Artist Always Has a Choice

As a child he was celebrated by the country that was called Yugoslavia. In fact, he was a child prodigy who played the violin...

Austrian Embassy Hosts Archeology Lecture

The Austrian Embassy in Belgrade hosted the lecture "Archeology of the Modern Age". The lecture discussed the relations between the Balkans and Europe since the...

Gojko Božović, Founder and Chief Editor of Arhipelag Publishing

Not Everything’s Bad – Books Are Good

When I founded Arhipelag in the spring of 2007, I wanted to work with authors and contributors, partners and friends, to form a space...

Adrien Feix, Director of the Austrian Cultural Forum

Broad & Open Dialogue

“The most effective way to accompany Serbia on its way to the EU is through the cultural exchange at eye level – no amount...

Barbara Horejs, Director OREA Institute

Neolithic Way Of Life

An Austrian-Serbian archaeological team has proven at a site near Lebane that the Balkans represents a key-zone for understanding the past of the European...

Austria’s Cultural Wealth

Theatre’s Creme De La Creme

In Austria there were 6.09 million tickets sold for more than 15,000 theatre performances in the 2014/2015 season. With just over 8.5 million inhabitants,...

French Decorations for artists Jana Adamovic, Milan Manic and Aleksandra Petkovic TKV

Ambassador of France to Serbia, H.E. Jean-Louis Falconi on behalf of the French Minister of Culture awarded the Order of Arts and Literature in...

American Culture

Cultural Melting Pot

The United States is the third-largest country in the world with a population of more than 325 million, according to the U.S. Census Bureau....

Frank Baumann, Director of Goethe-Institut Belgrade

We Strive to Focus On the Future

“Germany is somehow rather present, as there are so many personal relations, experiences and a very high professional knowledge about what’s going on there...

Marina Abramović and Giuliano Argenziano

Rice With Black Lentils

We sat down and spoke with the grandma of performance, arguably the most successful performance artist in history, and Giuliano Argenziano, director of Marina...

Jugoslav Vlahović, Artist

General Practitioner Cartoonist

He is a cartoonist, illustrator, graphic artist, artist in the service of the press and the recipient of the greatest national and international awards....

Jeannette Fischer

Psychoanalyst meets Marina Abramovic

In summer 2015, famous performance artist Marina Abramovic and psychanalyst Jeannette Fischer spent four days together at Abramovic’s house in the Hudson Valley. Associating...

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Richard Grenell: Serbia-Kosovo Agreement Results From Trump’s Different Brand Of Diplomacy

President Aleksandar Vučić of Serbia and Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti of Kosovo took an enormous step toward a long-term...

Agreement On Normalisation Of Economic Relations Between Belgrade And Pristina Signed

President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic and Prime Minister of the Provisional Institutions of Kosovo Avdullah Hoti signed an Agreement...

Symbols Of Belgrade Lit In Colors Of The Polish Flag

On the occasion of marking the 40th anniversary of the founding of the "Solidarity" movement, Branko's Bridge, the Bridge...

Montenegro Election: First Projections Point To A Tight Race

In Montenegro, the ruling DPS was nearly neck-and-neck with its main rivals, according to early and incomplete projections of...

Gorenje To Hire 600 Temp Workers Due To Surge In Orders

Slovenian home appliance manufacturer Gorenje is hiring some 600 temporary workers to cope with a record number of orders....