Lebanese-born Etel Adnan is most well known as a writer. But since her debut at the Documenta 13 art festival she's now gaining recognition as a painter. And all this, at the tender age of 90.
Emperors, literary figures or simple villagers: Chinese portrait painters depicted people from all walks of life. Artworks spanning five centuries are now on display in Europe for the first time.
The writer Hermann Hesse praised his beloved Swiss Alps to the skies, although the other tourists in the Engadine Valley really got on his nerves.
Every five years, China's Communist Party convenes at a special congress. Can the one taking place now bring about political change? DW spoke with Chinese author and activist Ma Jian, who lives in Berlin.
The English painter Joseph Mallord William Turner is considered one of the fathers of Rhine romanticism. 200 years after his first trip to the river, tourists can stand on the spots where he captured his views.
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