Germany artist Miriam Ferstl photographs chandeliers in churches - from directly below. This creates all sorts of wonderfully abstract images.
Once a year, Amsterdamers and tourists are invited to take a rare glimpse of the city's beautiful canal house gardens. Normally, these green oases are off limits to the public.
Amateur photographer Daniel Biber captured a stunning picture of a formation of starlings in the shape of a giant bird. The shot was one of 2017’s best animal photos and won a top prize in a photography competition.
Germany’s organ building tradition goes back all the way to the Middle Ages. There are some 400 organ builders throughout the country today. Now, their craft has made UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List.
The director of the German Film Museum, Ellen Harrington, has a particular connection to '2001, A Space Odyssey'. In an interview with DW, she talks about why she rented a whole cinema to see the film and why she still finds it so fascinating.
Kamila Shamsie's tale of family and faith in the modern world beat out five other contenders for the prestigious award. Shamsie thanked the award's founders for promoting women's voices in literature.
Acclaimed Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky has died. He guest-conducted for many major orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic and the Boston Symphony.
Two years after The Floating Piers, landscape artist Christo is back with a 20-meter-high work, The Mastaba, made of thousands of oil barrels. Despite its size, it's not the most daring project in the artist's career.
So far, it has been difficult to get a hold of documents of the renowned composer. But that will be much easier after the Wagner National Archive has been digitized.
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