Tattooing has become very popular and we find out more by portraying a couple of Berlin-based artists who have brought it up a rung.
Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, best known for a leading role in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" film series, died in Sweden on Tuesday after a year-long battle with lung cancer. He was 56.
For Samoans, traditional tattoos are more than body adornment. Tataus, as they’re called there, display status and descent and are said to enhance vitality. German Tomasi Sulu'ape is a master of Samoan-style tattoo art.
With skin art long associated with Japan's underworld gangs, one artist is defying pressure from the authorities to give up his profession. And supporters say that if he loses, the entire industry in Japan is at risk.
What happens in Berghain stays in Berghain. But there are exceptions to that rule. DW columnist Gero Schliess went to a rare art event at the famous techno club - and got to know a totally new side to it.
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