Starting in 1938, Jews in Nazi Germany were officially persecuted and dispossessed. Many artworks vanished and are still reappearing. An exhibition in Munich now looks at the impact of the Nazis' cultural policies.
What does it mean for artists and their work, if they must live in exile? The virtual exhibit, 'Art in Exile,' follows their stories to fill a niche in the German museum lanscape. (03.12.2013)
Parts of the Gurlitt collection are likely of dubious provenance. But why were they restored at all to an art dealer who had worked for the Nazis? DW asked two founders of the Holocaust Art Restitution Project. (26.11.2013)
The spectacular discovery in a Munich apartment of artworks seized by Nazis has made headlines outside Germany. Polish historians wonder if the Gurlitt collection includes looted Polish paintings. (22.11.2013)
The deportation of Jews from Thessaloniki to Auschwitz began 75 years ago. The horrific event was long shrouded in a veil of silence, due in large part to widespread anti-Semitism in Greece. DW's Florian Schmitz reports.
As interior minister, Horst Seehofer is responsible for defending both Germany's constitution and its religious freedom. However, his recent remarks show he may not understand those tasks, says Michel Friedman.
Art with a message is in demand at exhibitions and biennials around the world. Until the end of May, Frankfurt's Schirn Gallery is presenting a collection of political art raising plenty of questions.
All over world, women are taking the film industry by storm. What motivates them? And how did they get their break? Five filmmakers - all Berlinale Talents participants - tell us about their struggle for recognition on our Arts.21 Special.
It is a story of love, loss, and self-deception involving a woman who claims to be Anastasia, daughter of Czar Nicolas II of Russia. In his latest graphic novel, Simon Schwartz again takes on a historical figure.
Rea Garvey only achieved his big breakthrough after moving to Germany. For his latest album, the Irish musician returned to his roots. We accompany him on a creative break in Ireland.
As part of the Erdogan government's crackdown on dissidents, Zehra Dogan was sentenced to over two years in jail — for a watercolor. Now, iconic street artist Banksy is protesting her plight with a new mural.
Facebook has blocked various pictures of paintings and sculptures on display in museums and public spaces — only to apologize briefly afterwards.
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