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.
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.
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.
She's blond, sexy and throws a good punch. Charlize Theron is out to bring Cold War double agents to justice in "Atomic Blonde." The film celebrates its European premiere in the city it was filmed in: Berlin.
Type "Amazon Brazil" into Google and the results list new books above the ancient rainforest. But as Tamsin Walker discovers, Berlin's independent booksellers are writing a new chapter in the history of the printed word.
In her mid-30s, Alondra de la Parra has already established herself as a notable conductor - a profession that was long a man's domain. Meet the maestra in nine pictures.
Documenta, Germany's prestigious contemporary art event, wraps up 100 days in Athens, while continuing in Kassel. Here's how it impacted a city in which art isn't its biggest concern.
Pooh Bear went missing on Chinese social media, most likely because he looks so much like one of the country's most powerful men - President Xi Jinping.
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