Monsters, devils and sinister figures: the phantasmagorical world of Hieronymus Bosch has inspired artists and often been emulated. Every era has its own demons, as an exhibition in Berlin reveals.
Painter Hieronymus Bosch died 500 years ago in August, 1516. For an entire year, the painter’s home town 's-Hertogenbosch will be transformed into a stage for Bosch's surreal world spanning heaven and hell.
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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