The horror of the Holocaust is a theme that painter Gerhard Richter has addressed for decades. Now his “Birkenau” works are on display in Baden-Baden, juxtaposed with documentation and survivors’ memories of the Shoah.
It's the influential artist's inaugural exhibition in Australia: A major retrospective of the work of the world's most expensive living painter, Gerhard Richter, opens in Brisbane.
Gerhard Richter is Germany's most famous living artist. His painting is known the world over, and his work confronting the Holocaust is about to get a new audience. His "Birkenau" series is now going on display inside the German parliament.
The much-debated "Birkenau" series by renowned painter Gerhard Richter is now on display at the Reichstag building in Berlin. The dark, abstract work is on loan and can be seen in the parliament's entrance hall.
Few German actors can boast such a wide range of roles on stage, screen on television as Mario Adorf. He’s made some 120 films, and he’s showing now signs of stopping. Now in old age, he’s getting his best roles.
He makes movies, he draws, and he writes - about his mother and Italy, about things invented and true. His first autobiography was published in the mid 2000s. In his current book, he tells stories from his life as an actor.
Jasmin Tabatabai & the David Klein Quartett at Jazzfest Bonn 2017. In 2012, the German-Iranian received the Echo Jazz Award for "Best National Singer."
Albert Namatjira was a world-renowned watercolor painter in the first half of the 20th century. But after his death, his relatives eventually lost their share of his copyright, plunging the family into poverty.
With the world's highest number of startups per capita, Israel is a dream come true for many young entrepreneurs. DW went to Tel Aviv's DLD Innovation Festival to find out what makes the Israeli tech scene so successful.
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