Art Basel is the leading art fair in the world and it opens to the public today. Our culture editor Robin Merrill is not in Switzerland but here in the studio to tell us more about it.
The global art world will be focused on Basel, Switzerland, this week as the world's largest art fair presents renowned and upcoming contemporary work from across the 20th and 21st centuries.
Commerical art galleries around the world are looking at Frieze London. It will no doubt lead to some expensive sales of works by top-name artists -but it's also hoping to interest buyers in works by women and minorities.
Where to best show art? The Art Cologne, Germany biggest art fair, plans to expand to Berlin, while Art Basel's organizers are eyeing Dusseldorf. Germany could be headed for a major conflict between art fair locations.
A debut film often marks the beginning of a glorious career. Here are some of the most outstanding German debut films of all time.
While everyone is talking about "Fire and Fury," an exposé of the Trump White House by journalist Michael Wolff, a book with the same name published in 2009 is seeing renewed sales.
Producing great music: two Chopin piano concertos are meticulously rearranged by Mikhail Pletnev and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra with the young Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov on the grand piano. A fascinating documentary by Deutsche Welle.
With "Nijinski", the Gauthier Dance Company is paying homage to Russian ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky. The mesmerising ballet performance is choreographed by Marco Goecke.
Russia’s independent gaming scene between art, business, politics and censorship.
The German Goethe Institute is hosting an interactive exhibition titled ‘Games and Politics’ in Novosibirk, bringing together the country’s gaming scene.
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