In Michelangelo's fresco "The Creation of Adam" in Rome's Sistine Chapel, the fingers of God and Adam almost touch. The detail now adorns kitsch postcards and cheap souvenirs.
In Michelangelo's fresco “The Creation of Adam" in Rome's Sistine Chapel, the fingers of God and Adam almost touch. The detail now adorns kitsch postcards and cheap souvenirs.
Mexicans no longer need to fly to Rome to admire the Sistine Chapel's famous Michelangelo frescoes. With the Vatican's blessing a life-size replica has been installed in Mexico City.
Ötzi the iceman hits the big screen, a mother flees and a family takes an unsettling vacation in the German contributions at the Locarno Film Festival. For DW's Julia Hitz, the German entries weren't daring enough.
Judith Jones, the American editor who once rescued Anne Frank's diary from a rejection pile and championed legendary cookbook writer Julia Child, has passed away of complications from Alzheimer's.
Country singer Glen Campbell has died after a battle with Alzheimer's. Known for hits like "Rhinestone Cowboy" and "Wichita Lineman," he was one of the first country artists to cross over into popular music.
By some calculations, hip-hop is celebrating 44 years as a musical genre and a movement this weekend. German rap is not quite so old, but there have been three rhyme-rich decades so far.
Millions of kissing and laughing smileys are sent out in text messages every day. As they now become superstars in "The Emoji Movie," here's a look back at how the hype surrounding the visual language developed.
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