Wealth, decadence, and flashy jewelry. An exhibition in Düsseldorf shows how young photographers depict the desire for luxury. The pictures celebrate the artificial and glorify the trivial.
More is more: this motto has driven a new generation of photographers to ironically portray worlds of tinsel, glitter and luxury. A new exhibition in Dusseldorf, "Bling Bling Baby!," features their dazzling work.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in literature, is cutting all ties with a man facing a series of sexual harassment allegations. The influential person had been closely linked with the institution.
With the successful staging of "Fiddler on the Roof," the Komische Oper celebrates its 70th anniversary. For DW columnist Gero Schliess, the smallest of the three Berlin opera houses is particularly inspiring right now.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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