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.
The Auschwitz Museum plans to tour Europe and North America with a unique exhibition of items from the former Nazi death camp. More than one million people died at Auschwitz during the Holocaust.
Germany's under-21 football team will play their first game in the European Championship in Poland in three days. On their way to the tournament, they paid their respects at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Museum.
German abstract artist Gerhard Richter's four-part Holocaust painting series is about to go on display this weekend in the city of Baden-Baden. The exhibit has attracted its share of controversy.
Ötzi the iceman hits the big screen, a mother flees and a family takes an unsettling vacation in the German contributions at the Locarno Film Festival. For DW's Julia Hitz, the German entries weren't daring enough.
Nearly two-thirds of German youths aged 13 and under read books several times a week, according to a new study. Magazines are still very popular among the age group. Only one-third turns to YouTube for entertainment.
Konstantin Gropper of the Get Well Soon one-man music project told DW he's "difficult to be around" when he's working on a new album - and what makes the tiny Haldern Pop Festival worth playing at.
How long can we live in luxury? Ruhrtriennale arts festival director Johan Simons is driven by questions of globalization and inquality in an event that offers visions for the future.
Millions of kissing and laughing smileys are sent out in text messages every day. As they now become superstars in "The Emoji Movie," here's a look back at how the hype surrounding the visual language developed.
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