Artist Yukihiro Taguchi produces complicated stop-motion films, with planks of wood roaming the streets. The music for his current work in Göttingen is performed by musicians from Lower Saxony.
100 years ago in Vienna, the artists Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele and architect Otto Wagner all died within a few months of each other. Their works shaped Jugendstil, Viennese art nouveau. They remain unforgotten.
As a young man, Heinrich Heine faced a hard question: homeland or freedom? Frustrated with censorship and anti-Semitism in Germany, the writer headed to Paris. There, he penned masterpieces but always longed for home.
A Japanese "serial killer" apparently preyed on lonely individuals, some of whom were considering suicide. The case has raised questions about how people become disconnected from society. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Jean-Michel Basquiat was the first black superstar of the art world. The popular Barbican exhibition entitled "Boom for Real" is now on show in Frankfurt, featuring an artist whose work is as contemporary as ever.
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