Arts.21 fetes this year's Nobel literature laureate, Bob Dylan, showcases a biography of Alexander von Humboldt, a project with German and Chinese artists in a former jail, and award-winning soprano Christiane Karg.
The #MeToo and "Time's Up"movements have reshifted the balance of power in arts and culture. At DW's Global Media Forum in Bonn, a panel of prominent women discuss the seismic changes underway.
What an artist! Shirin Neshat supports the Iranian opposition, loves contradictions and sees herself as a freedom fighter who uses the weapons of art against the oppression of Islamic women. An Arts.21 Special.
The 2018 International Architecture Exhibition in Venice is dedicated to Freespace – inside and out, in cities and towns. The German pavilion is about tearing down walls, while Chinese architect Xu Tiantian re-envisions the traditional teahouse.
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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