Bauhaus artists and architects the were initially considered rebels. Today, they are celebrated as pioneers. An exhibition in Bonn shows why the school set up by Walter Gropius in 1919 remains a progressive force.
Bauhaus members wanted to revolutionize the arts by returning to artisanry and creating total works of art. Sculptor Gerhard Marcks helped shape the school. His works are on show to mark its centennial - two years early.
What do houses from the 3D printer in Dubai, wooden crate furniture in Beijing, a suspension railway in Medellín, urban farming in Detroit and a micro home in Berlin have to do with the German Bauhaus?
The new museum in Dessau is slated for completion in 2019 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus art school's founding by Walter Gropius.
Star Wars film sets in southwestern Tunisia are sinking into the desert sands. After loyal fans raised funds for their protection, a tourist agency is trying to grab more tourists' attention.
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.
His images borrowed simple, everyday objects while questioning the way we see the world. Belgian Surrealist René Magritte, who died 50 years ago, was a philosopher with a paintbrush.
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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