Margarethe von Trotta’s “Hannah Arendt” confines itself to the period in the early 1960s, when the German-born thinker covered the trial of Nazi chief Adolf Eichmann for the New Yorker magazine and weathered the firestorm that followed.
<p>Theaster Gates's latest canvas is neighborhoods given up for dead. "I decided I could actively participate in how the neighborhood is perceived," Gates explained. "I call it mission-based living. I can paint, mow the lawn, but also make a public and visible effort that's contagious." Gates raises money and works to improve places like the Washington Park Arts Incubator, the Dorchester Projects and the 1923 Illinois State Bank.</p> Source: Photograph by Kavi Gupta/Chicago | Berlin via Bloomberg
Venture capitalist Alan Patricof delayed a trip to St. Barts last week to be honored by Trickle Up at Cipriani Wall Street. Last night, he was back at the catering hall to be honored by the Opportunity Network.
A German government panel said a museum in Cologne should return a portrait by Oskar Kokoschka valued at 3 million euros ($3.9 million) to the heirs of Alfred Flechtheim, a Jewish art dealer persecuted by the Nazis.