What links art star Damian Hirst with funk rock group the Red Hot Chili Peppers? This time we look at five record covers that unbeknownst to many people were designed by famous artists.
In the 19th century, a glassblower from Lauscha decided to use glass to make ornaments for the Christmas tree. They soon became a huge success around the world and are still made by hand in Lauscha today.
The final of the International Telekom Beethoven Competition took place in Bonn last weekend. The event takes place every two years and pays tribute to the piano works of Beethoven, who was born in the city.
Coffee-beer hybrids are all the rage in London, whether you like espressos or lattes! A coffee roaster and a brewery have created a “latt-ale” made with beer containing coffee and another based on lactose.
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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