What are artists allowed to do in the strict Islamic state of Saudi Arabia? What room for maneuver is there in a country without freedom of speech? Young artists are pushing the boundaries.
An art piece depicting Turkish President Erdogan with a banana up his backside has been taken down at a German art fair. The artist suggested it was a challenge to freedom of expression.
The Munich Security Conference traditionally reflects the current state of the world. This year's meeting was marked by reciprocal finger pointing. Real solutions were a scarce commodity, says Matthias von Hein.
Saxony state prosecutors have attracted anger after ruling that a gallows "reserved for Angela Merkel" could be put on sale, because it was art. Legal experts say the decision betrays a failure of the rule of law.
A clown face caricature of Malaysian PM Najib has landed its creator, Fahmi Reza, in hot water. The artist tells DW why protest art has been steadily gaining traction among Malaysians weary of an unchecked executive.
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