The Berlin Biennale is one of the leading forums for contemporary art. This year's theme is "“The Present in Drag" -- and the result is a vibrant, sensual, larger-than-life event.
This year's Berlin Biennale takes its title from the Tina Turner song "We Don't Need Another Hero." The curators of the contemporary arts festival chose works that turn Western perspectives of world history on their heads, mixing politics and poetry.
The Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art is celebrating its 10th anniversary under the title "We Don't Need Another Hero." Yvette Mutumba of the curatorial team speaks about postcolonialism and contemporary art.
As DW unveils its new art collection featuring two major Senegalese artists — the "Joseph Beuys of Africa," Joe Ouakam, and Paris-based Soly Cissé — we look at a booming trend in the global art market.
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.
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.
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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