Renaissance painter Lucas Cranach the Younger took over the Wittenberg family workshop in 1550. He continued his father's work by producing mainly religious paintings for the newly reformed Protestant church.
He was more than just the major painter of the Reformation. He was also a good entrepreneur who knew how to sell his art. Works by Lucas Cranach, the Elder, can now be admired in a major exhibition in Dusseldorf.
Monk, revolutionary, innovator – a special edition focusing on Martin Luther. How did he change Christian throught and what impact did he have on art and literature? Luther: The myth and the man.
Torgau is a significant location in the history of the Reformation. It became the political hub of Protestant Reformers and it was here that allegiances were formed to defend the new religion.
A true icon of pacifism and class struggle as well as one of the most recognized German artists of the 20th century, Käthe Kollwitz was born 150 years ago. DW takes a look at her life and art.
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