The two expressionist greats Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky were known for their rivalry as well as their friendship. They were in fact a mutual source of inspiration.
German landscapes have regularly inspired artists to produce great works - from the rugged chalk cliff coastline of Rügen to the colorfully glowing Alps in the south.
With his abstract forms and bold colors, Wassily Kandinsky was a revolutionary. Hated by the Nazis, he not only painted, but taught other artists to think outside the box. He was born 150 years ago on December 4.
For the "Degenerate Art" exhibition sponsored by Hitler, the Nazis confiscated modern art from museums in 1937. The works were ridiculed before they were destroyed. The impact of the purges can be felt to this day.
Samantha Montgomery spends her days working as an elder-care worker and her nights posting videos of herself singing on YouTube. When the Israeli mashup video artist Kutiman samples her singing, "Princess Shaw" becomes a viral sensation.
Nick Cave is a musician, actor, filmmaker, and poet. Now he’s a comic book hero, too. Reinhard Kleist's latest graphic novel is "Nick Cave - Mercy On Me".
Take part in our quiz, and win great CDs! We'll play a cover version of a German hit. Just answer the following question:
According to the Berenberg city ranking, Stuttgart is Germany capital of culture, home to more theaters and opera houses, proportional to the population, than anywhere else in the country. How come?
With the world's highest number of startups per capita, Israel is a dream come true for many young entrepreneurs. DW went to Tel Aviv's DLD Innovation Festival to find out what makes the Israeli tech scene so successful.
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