It was considered downright revolutionary: "Black Square" by Kazimir Malevich. It was first exhibited 100 years ago, on December 7, 1915, in St. Petersburg. Just recently, it revealed a secret.
In the wake of the Russian Revolution, artist Marc Chagall created an avant-garde art school that drew in abstract art pioneers like Kazimir Malevich. Works from this People's Art School are now on display in Paris.
The man who damaged a priceless painting of Ivan the Terrible in a Moscow museum should face the maximum possible sentence, Russian officials have said. He apparently grew "disturbed" by the canvas after a shot of vodka.
The Ocean's heist movie franchise has discovered women. The all-star cast includes Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchet, Anne Hathaway and Rihanna but it's directed by a man. Box office has been very respectable but does the film live up to the hype?
Generations of children have loved Judith Kerr's books, which have become school reading material worldwide. Kerr fled Nazi Germany with her family in 1933 — a personal tale she wove into "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit."
An opera singer with a rock star, a dead man with his daughter, a country star with a rapper: There have been a lot of unusual duet partners throughout pop music history that at first glance don't seem to fit together.
The #MeToo and Time's Up movements have shifted the balance of power in arts and culture. At DW's Global Media Forum in Bonn, a panel of prominent women from four different continents discusses the seismic changes underway.
So far, it has been difficult to get a hold of documents of the renowned composer. But that will be much easier after the Wagner National Archive has been digitized.
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