He has inspired more than a few cartoons: During Donald Trump's first year in office, editors and illustrators let their creativity run wild. Here's a selection of the best magazine covers depicting him.
Texan girl, blues queen and music pioneer: The iconic figure of the hippie and women's liberation movement in the late 1960s was born 75 years ago, on January 19, 1943.
Woody Allen's estranged, adopted daughter Dylan Farrow has revived claims that he sexually assaulted her as a seven-year-old girl. The prolific filmmaker, now 82, has disclaimed the graphic accusations as "cynical."
John Cage, Jim Jarmusch, Damien Hirst – all of them came to Berlin with the German Academic Exchange Services Artists-in-Berlin program. Facing today's nationalism, what's expected from the next generation of artists?
Post-its, rulers, staples and folders: in the new exhibit "Out of Office" in Bietigheim-Bissingen, near Stuttgart, visitors will be surprised to come across familiar objects from their daily workaday life.
The Sundance Film Festival kicks off the global string of film festivals. Showcasing independent films, it features this year eight German co-productions, as well as movies directed by stars Ethan Hawke and Idris Elba.
Brigitte Bardot denounces the #MeToo movement as "hypocritical and ridiculous," following fellow French star Catherine Deneuve's controversial defense of men's right to "hit on women."
Trends emerging from the fall/winter 2018 men's fashion weeks in London, Milan and Paris show that designers are reacting to current events — by either depicting men as kids or gearing them up with protest wear.
The work depicts the bloody conquest of England by the Normans in 1066. Prime Minister Theresa May thanked France ahead of talks with President Emmanuel Macron over migration controls between the two countries.
On January 17, museums around the world are embracing the selfie as the #MuseumSelfie trend takes over social media.
A half-naked Asian woman is sprawled across a pizza box. A black man is whitewashed in the washing machine. H&M is not the only company to attract attention with racist ads.
Nine years after the devastating collapse of Cologne's historic archive, five defendants are finally on trial. They face charges of negligent homicide and hazardous building practices.
Two new works have been added to Vincent van Gogh's official oeuvre. The discovery of an unknown drawing by the Dutch painter has allowed the authentication of a second sketch.
In German, a flying dog is not a dog and a washing bear is not a bear. Meet the Germans host Kate Müser explores some of the cutest - and most curious - German animal names (with the help of some stuffed friends).
Ellen M. Harrington, the new director of the German Film Museum and Institute, wants to acquire new collections and also send its own on tour around the world. She also plans to curate special exhibitions in the museum.
As the opposition, the Alternative for Germany is set to lead several parliamentary committees. But the German Cultural Council has warned allowing the far-right party to control culture would send a "fatal signal."
The term, first used by US President Donald Trump's White House team, beat out other offensive terms like "babycaust." The "non-word of the year" aims to raise critical awareness and combat abuse of human dignity.
Hawkins was credited with being one of the founders of modern gospel music.
Dolores O'Riordan, who fronted Irish band The Cranberries, has died suddenly of unknown causes in London.
German social media platforms are censoring legitimate content, including an image by an award-winning artist. Critics say Germany's much-lauded "lex Facebook" law encourages "overblocking."
Some designers prefer to work with materials that aren't usually associated with the catwalk.
Archaeology can also focus on 20th century events. Professor Reinhard Bernbeck tells DW what can be learned from digs at the Columbia concentration camp, one of the first such institutions established by the Nazis.
Veteran French actress Catherine Deneuve has clarified her position on the #MeToo movement and apologized to victims.
Famous fashion photographers Mario Testino and Bruce Weber have been accused of assaulting male models over decades.
Spending a night in a hotel in your own city? DW's Gero Schliess takes a look at Berlin through the eyes of a tourist.
German author Bernhard Schlink is best known for his international bestseller "The Reader." His new novel, "Olga," touches on Germany's history throughout the 20th century.
A film by Israeli multimedia artist Yael Bartana will replace the current loop video at the Berlin Memorial to Homosexuals Persecuted Under Nazism.
Archaeologists have determined the exact date of construction of Trier's Porta Nigra — it was built 1,848 years ago.
A Critics' Choice Award follows on the heels of his Fatih Akin's Golden Globe for his thriller "In the Fade."
In a male-dominated society, a new, home-grown fashion line defies feminine stereotypes. While these images may empower women, class divides limit their effect.
An exhibition in Leipzig shows how artists from the Tumblr and Instagram generation use the internet and social media to reflect on the ideals of female beauty. Here's a preview of some of the works on show.
In a first for the German version of the worldwide magazine, Playboy has selected Giuliana Farfalla as the cover model for this month's issue. Farfalla is known to fans of reality TV and casting shows.
Even though its narrative deals with the Pentagon Papers, which revealed secret details of US actions during the Vietnam War, the 1970s scandal serves as an allegory of the current political climate.
DW's web documentary shows how artists built a new life after fleeing their home country.
They escaped war and violence. But what comes afterwards? DW's multimedia feature shows how artists who had to flee have built a new life - in a culture and via a language they weren't familiar with at all.
French President Emmanuel Macron wants the baguette added to UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage. Here's a look at the protected objects that comprise the world's cultural diversity and creative expression.
What color is in the name of Baden-Württemberg's best known mountain range? What is the "Swabian Sea" and what reputation do the Swabians have? Test your knowledge of Germany's third largest federal state.
Many hobby craftsmen shy from mixing concrete. Do-it-yourself expert Sari Hansen shows how, in just a few steps, you can make a concrete table with copper-pipe legs made from copper pipes.
Does Germany have a world-class cultural scene? We look at 10 popular myths about culture in Germany and see how they stand up to the facts. It's not an easy task in a place where culture is considered holy.
In "Musica Maestra" Alondra de la Parra takes us on her musical journeys: on stage, backstage or during her free time.
Find interviews, reports and more about the music festival in Beethoven's birth city.
This hour we take you to the 66th ARD International Music Competition in Munich.
We have the latest prize winners from one of the classical music world's most renowned music competitions.
Subtle racism and where it comes from.
In this multimedia special, DW explores how artists around the world advocate for freedom.
Discover the World Heritage Site Carolingian Westwork and Civitas Corvey.
The Berlin Food Week is transforming the German capital into a culinary hot spot.
The Volvo Ocean Race is often described as the longest and toughest professional sporting event in the world.
At the World BBQ Championships not only meat is put on the grill but desserts!
Surfing on streets? The so-called “Curfboard” seems to make it possible.
Shehzil Malik challenges Pakistan’s patriarchy with pop art. Russia’s growing computer gaming scene in Novosibirsk. Also on the show: Clarinettist David Orlowsky transcends musical genres, and decaying sculptures.
The Lumière Festival lights up London. Plus: How Melania Trump's hometown is cashing in on her Slovenian roots. And: Celebrating German painter Georg Baselitz as he turns eighty.
The highlights from 11 episodes of “Night Grooves” with Anastacia, Conchita, Albrecht Mayer, Silly, Marlon Roudette, Midge Ure, Leslie Clio, Johnny Logan, Nik Kershaw, Eko Fresh, Nils Landgren and more.
Sarah visits the Ice Music Festival in Norway where all the instruments are made out of ice.
Living music legends: for more than 50 years, Scorpions have been rocking all over the world.
A report on the film "The Post" and other dramas from the newsroom. Also: the work of film composers in "Score," and a superhero with no superpowers in "Lux - Krieger des Lichts."
Online tips for raising kids, ground-level lights for phone users and Saint Petersburg’s White Nights.
Art, cinemas, cocktails: Check-in presenter Nicole Frölich explores Potsdamer Platz in Berlin.
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