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.
In this Arts.21 special edition we meet five young, plucky filmmakers from Pakistan, Iran, Mexico, China and Palestine. Their works break boundaries, and that takes courage.
His latest novel, "4321," is considered his magnum opus. American cult author Paul Auster will be reading from it and discussing the work in five different German cities this week.
Samy Deluxe encountered racism at an early age due to the color of his skin. The rapper from northern Germany talks about his experiences in the documentary "Afro.Germany," now on DW.
Rodin's lover, sculptor Camille Claudel, gets museum in Paris.
Insults, rape and death threats: Even though the internet was supposed to be the great equalizer, hate speech online has led women to take a more passive role. In Germany, the search for solutions is on.
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