The Tate Modern in London is the most popular museum of contemporary art in the world. And because of this it’s getting an extension which opens on Friday.
For the first time in Germany, a museum is publically digging into the colonial roots of its own collection. Curator Julia Binter tells DW how looking at the past can change how we view "foreigners" today.
The first foreign-born director of London's V&A Museum, Martin Roth was an influential member of the arts community both in his native Germany and abroad. He has passed away at the age of 62.
What was the role of the African-American artist in the 1960s and 70s? A new exhibition at London's Tate Modern explores the many answers to this complex question.
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.
Perhaps best known for his infectious hit "Rhinestone Cowboy" and role as a gunslinger in the John Wayne movie, "True Grit," singer Glen Campbell heavily influenced the music world before his death at the age of 81.
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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