Whether it's on book covers, product packaging or posters, hand lettering is enjoying a renaissance in graphic design. Despite living in the digital age, people are embracing the art and learn calligraphy in workshops.
After spending years criticizing the Chinese authorities, the dissident artist keeps dealing with difficult issues by focusing on refugees. As Ai Weiwei turns 60, here's a look back at the restless provocateur's career.
Is it offensive to speak of admiring women? While students at a Berlin college are up in arms over a 1950s love poem in huge lettering on a wall of the school, Germany's PEN president has spoken out in defense of art.
The port city's cultural scene has been revving up for the G20 summit - and in places one never would have expected. The Hanseatic city, renowned for its many stages, is reacting vociferously to the event.
It is the most renowned German film production company: Ufa was founded in 1917 and produced films through the end of World War II, during which time it served as a propaganda tool for the Nazis.
Now in its 68th year, the National Book Awards is a celebration of American literature recognizing some of the most talented writers in the US. The books of the 2017 award winners speak volumes about the country.
Beloved for her innovative music, quirky style and a couldn't-care-less-about-norms attitude, Björk has become the voice of a generation of outsiders as she's created experimental soundtracks that reflect our times.
His hedonistic life cut short by disease, his good looks, his drawings of nudes: All this made Modigliani a legend. An exhibition at the Tate Modern in London shows off his work and gets to the man behind the myth.
Thousands of social media users have been breaking the silence around the culture of sexual abuse, with international versions of the #MeToo hashtag going one step further. Here are some of the celebrities who reacted.
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