Funchal Doors

Painted doors, a public art project, in the old town (Zona Velha) of Funchal, the capital and principal city of Madeira, Portugal, March 3.

100 Years Old


Dagmar Westberg stands beside a painting named “Saint James the Greater” (1615) by Jusepe de Ribera at Frankfurt’s Städel museum, Dec.4. The philanthropist turns 100 years old on Dec.8 and on the occasion donates the (very) valuable painting to the museum.

Abstract Painting

Abstract Painting

A visitor looks at an abstract painting by late US artist Ad Reinhardt [1913-1967], aptly named ‘Abstract Painting’, at the Städel museum in Frankfurt, May 10, during the ‘Long Night of Museums’. Museums and cultural institutions remained open late into the night, drawing a crowd of some 35,000 people.