British sculptor Tony Cragg is one of the greats in contemporary art. His works can be found in major cities around the world. In his adopted hometown of Wuppertal Germany, he is being honored with a retrospective.
British sculptor Tony Cragg is one of the greats in contemporary art. His works can be found in major cities around the world. In his adopted hometown of Wuppertal Germany, he is being honored with a major retrospective.
Düsseldorf-based sculptor Matthias Hintz has specialized in CD artworks. He melts old digital media and crafts them into huge sculptures. He likes the idea that the data lives on through his art.
The German artist Susan Liebold makes sculptures out of glass which look like they came from outer space or from the sea. Her new piece is a giant jellyfish!
Ötzi the iceman hits the big screen, a mother flees and a family takes an unsettling vacation in the German contributions at the Locarno Film Festival. For DW's Julia Hitz, the German entries weren't daring enough.
Nearly two-thirds of German youths aged 13 and under read books several times a week, according to a new study. Magazines are still very popular among the age group. Only one-third turns to YouTube for entertainment.
Konstantin Gropper of the Get Well Soon one-man music project told DW he's "difficult to be around" when he's working on a new album - and what makes the tiny Haldern Pop Festival worth playing at.
By some calculations, hip-hop is celebrating 44 years as a musical genre and a movement this weekend. German rap is not quite so old, but there have been three rhyme-rich decades so far.
Millions of kissing and laughing smileys are sent out in text messages every day. As they now become superstars in "The Emoji Movie," here's a look back at how the hype surrounding the visual language developed.
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