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Capturing Stars: The Berlinale Through Gerhard Kassner’s Lens

In this interview by Jens Pepper, renowned photographer Gerhard Kassner takes us behind the scenes of the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), where his lens captured the event from 2003 to 2019. As the Berlinale approaches, Kassner shares his reflections on capturing the stars, the shift to digital photography, and the memorable moments that define his tenure as the festival's official photographer.

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The Lasting Impact of Pop Art Icon Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol, renowned for his celebrity portraits, signature Campbell's soup cans, and bold Brillo boxes, didn't merely depict the 20th-century zeitgeist — he became one of the defining figures. By fusing commercial elements with the avant-garde, he pioneered a movement that blurred the lines between high art and popular culture. Today, in contemporary art, Warhol remains a towering figure, synonymous with the Pop art movement.