A former Jewish girls' school has been given a five million euro facelift by well-known Berlin gallerist Michael Fuchs, thus becoming the city's most idiosyncratic cultural venue.
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Despite the recent strength of the yen, Kyoto is a bargain compared to cities like London, Paris, New York or Sydney.
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The first overseas branch of the esteemed British contemporary art gallery has just opened its doors, with the aim of tapping into Asia's growing art market.
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