British painter Lynette Yiadom-Boakye has gained a reputation with her portraits. She calls her figures “Superhumans”. They’re currently on display at the Kunsthalle Basel in Switzerland.
Angela Merkel has been sworn in as Germany's chancellor for the fourth time. Before she appears in the chancellors' gallery of portraits, here's how other iconic works of art have already represented her.
Dominik Bruntner is Mister Germany 2017! Zurich gets into the Christmas spirit. And British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s “Superhumans” are on display in Basel.
Gerhard Richter commands some of the highest prices of any living artist. Now the Museum Folkwang in Essen is exhibiting all the 173 editions Richter has produced since 1965.
The programme 'Next Generation - Short Tiger' is a Cannes tradition that highlights the talents of German film students and allows short film animations and dramas to stand tall.
A prolific novelist, American author Philip Roth, who died aged 85, wrote over 30 works of fiction along with numerous essays. Here is a selection of some of his most acclaimed titles.
She has the same manager as Britney Spears -- and she's said to be the next Lady Gaga: Kim Petras. The Cologne-born singer is known in Germany for her transsexuality; in the U-S, she's an up-and-coming pop star.
In the 1960s, artist Robert Indiana created his iconic 'LOVE' sculpture. From Berlin to Saint Petersburg, here's what 'LOVE' looks like around the world.
Forgot Mother’s Day again and it’s too late to send flowers? Then let your mother know that you care – electronically! Here are the best virtual greeting cards that you can send today.
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