The cultural event of the year in London was the opening of the Tate Modern's new extension, which gave it 60 percent more space for visitors to explore. It was designed by renowned Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron.
As the Tate Modern in London opens a retrospective of Amedeo Modigliani's paintings and sculptures, DW spoke with curator Simonetta Fraquelli about what made his work so controversial and why he was surprisingly complex.
German artist Andrea Büttner is among the four finalists of this year's prestigious Turner Prize. A gallery in Hull, UK exhibits her work along with the other three nominees.
The state authorities may have brushed over centenary celebrations of the 1917 Russian Revolution, but the era's artistic innovations are visible across Russian design today, in everything from fashion to architecture.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in literature, is cutting all ties with a man facing a series of sexual harassment allegations. The influential person had been closely linked with the institution.
With the successful staging of "Fiddler on the Roof," the Komische Oper celebrates its 70th anniversary. For DW columnist Gero Schliess, the smallest of the three Berlin opera houses is particularly inspiring right now.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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