Peter Zumthor doesn’t think much of trends in architecture. His buildings are purist temples of light and silence. In 2013, he was awarded the coveted Pritzker Prize in 2013. We pay him a visit in Switzerland.
His award-winning designs include the Therme in Vals, the Kunsthaus Bregenz and the Kolumba art museum in Cologne. Peter Zumthor is the first foreign architect to be honored by the Association of German Architects.
Brigitte Bardot, Catherine Deneuve, Jeanne Moreau: Hardly any other country has so many grandes dames of cinema as France. Here are some of the country's most unforgettable artists — and those who might still become one.
Award-winning journalist Michael Idov chronicles his odd daily life as the chief editor of GQ Russia in "Dressed Up for a Riot: Misadventures in Putin's Moscow." He told DW how the opposition evolved since the 2010s.
On April 12 the Opera House will be reopened after a lengthy renovation. Built by famous theatre architect Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, it is one of the most spectacular buildings of European Baroque festive architecture.
Before his death at the age of 31, Keith Haring had made a name for himself in New York's pop scene for his use of seemingly simplistic drawings and biting political statements. His work is on display in Vienna.
Computer games are a matter of life and death — and everything in between. Every year thousands of new games compete for players' attention, but only a select few have really changed the gaming landscape over the years.
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