While walking round the city of Mannheim, it can be worth looking down at the ground. A number of light wells and air shafts have been turned into a subterranean showcase for art. As darkness falls, the show begins.
Metro stations don’t have to be shabby: many artists use them as a backdrop for their work. In Berlin, small installations make the wait for a train more fun. And Naples has given entire stations over to artists.
Italian art historian Francesco Spampinato has compiled an anthology of album covers by famous artists. They include Salvador Dalí, Banksy and Andy Warhol's iconic banana for The Velvet Underground.
Hot shots: Hollywood stars pose for the new 2017 Pirelli calendar. Plus: archictect duo Herzog & de Meuron make their mark in Berlin. And: delicious treats at the Aachen Christmas Market.
From Baader and Speer to Stauffenberg: Sebastian Koch has played them all. He tells KINO what fascinates him about historical characters and what it’s like to work with Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg.
Writer Feridun Zaimoglu considers Luther a master of the German language. In his latest novel he depicts how Luther translated the New Testament into German while holed up at Wartburg Castle.
A new musical inspired by the life of the Graf von Zeppelin looks at the man behind the flying airship and the fatal Hindenburg disaster of 1937. Here's a look at the machine and its colorful history.
Take a disused bank, add street artists and voila: you have "the Haus", a building brimming with unconventional artwork. Berlin's most unusual art project is currently a major attraction, but it will be demolished soon.
The Bundestag is debating a draft law to force social media platforms to delete illegal content more quickly. Critics fear that it is too imprecise and could restrict freedom of speech. The justice minister disagrees.
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version