In her collages, Franziska Maderthaner mixes the past with the present, photo realism with abstraction. They sometimes resemble the style of the old masters, combing the historical models with modern motifs.
From vodka to beloved opera classics – DW's Anastassia Boutsko takes a look at World Cup host Russia's most popular exports and their sometimes European roots.
World Cup players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Manuel Neuer rely purely on skill, right? Not always. These players and coaches have quirky pre-match routines to secure that extra bit of good luck.
Scattering salt, referring to the number 13, stepping onto the field with your right foot: Professional players and coaches around the world don't just rely on their soccer skills to win games.
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.
Generations of children have loved Judith Kerr's books, which have become school reading material worldwide. Kerr fled Nazi Germany with her family in 1933 — a personal tale she wove into "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit."
An opera singer with a rock star, a dead man with his daughter, a country star with a rapper: There have been a lot of unusual duet partners throughout pop music history that at first glance don't seem to fit together.
The #MeToo and Time's Up movements have shifted the balance of power in arts and culture. At DW's Global Media Forum in Bonn, a panel of prominent women from four different continents discusses 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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