From see-through tops to transsexual models, Paris Fashion Week has taken a decidedly direct approach to gender issues featuring both daring debuts and tried classics.
He revolutionized jazz several times and dabbled in many other musical genres. In honor of the 25th anniversary of trumpet legend Miles Davis' death, here is a look back at the mark he left on music.
The legendary bluff on the Rhine is to get a facelift, but protestors are mourning the change with white crosses.
Pioneering Iranian blogger Hossein Derakhshan spent six years in prison for his work. He was disappointed by how trivial the internet had become upon his release. He told DW why.
Belgian cartoonist George Rémi, known as Hergé, was the creator of the famous reporter Tintin. Reflecting on the 20th century, his work is both criticized and cult. A major retrospective shows why he was a pioneer.
An artist re-creates van Gogh paintings using traditional Turkish marbling techniques.
The ICC's Timbuktu verdict shows cultural heritage belongs to us all, says DW's Stefan Dege. Ahmad al-Faqi Al-Mahdi has been sentenced to nine years in jail for destroying cultural sites - a landmark decision.
Even though an angered Beethoven scratched out his dedication to Napoleon, his "Eroica" was a revolutionary piece. For the Beethovenfest, Hugues Dufourt has entirely rethought the symphonic work.
After a disappointing run last year, Germany has a strong chance at this year's International Emmy Awards - but it's not the country with the most nominees.
With "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children," cult filmmaker Tim Burton revisits a few of his favorite things.
Berlin boasts more than a dozen architectural and art works by Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius. They're now set to become more accessible to visitors with a new free app.
Anybody can take pictures. But to become a star photographer, you need to market yourself in a special way. At the event Photokina in Cologne, Ben Jaworkskyj and Pavel Kaplun told DW how it worked for them.
DW's Gero Schliess takes a personal look at life inside Berlin.
A decade in the making, the National Museum of African-American History and Culture finally opens its doors in Washington, DC. It's a triumph for the black community and reveals some of the darkest moments in US history.
Is "Inkheart" author Cornelia Funke Germany's J.K. Rowling? The star children's writer is releasing a sequel to her 1997 bestseller "Dragon Rider." "The Griffin's Feather" is a fantasy tale with a green message.
She had to hide memory cards in her bra to collect footage of Iran's illegal desert raves. In her film "Raving Iran," director Susanne Regina Meures followed two Tehran DJs as they fought for their right to party.
The Soviets blew up Moscow's once majestic Cathedral of Christ the Savior. Now, its golden cupolas shine again in Moscow. Along the way, it was a site for prestigious communist projects - like a massive swimming pool.
Autonomous or self-driving cars are touted as the future of road transport. Are they truly safe?
Yes, the Black Forest is as lovely as it's said to be: gentle hills and meadows, delicious food, friendly towns and sustainable tourism.
World's largest beer festival in full swing in Munich
According to the UNWTO, these are the 10 countries which received the most international tourists last year.
Together, violinist Patricia Kopatschinskaja and conductor Teodor Currentzis are a dynamite combination. When they combine their explosive artistries, anything can happen.
This hour presents another opportunity to get better acquainted with a conductor currently making considerable waves in Europe, Teodor Currentzis.
DW's special coverage of the Venice Biennale of Architecture
In this multimedia special, DW explores how artists around the world advocate for freedom.
Why a little girl and a bear are a smash hit with kids, photographer Horst Wackerbarth travels the world with a sofa, and a visit to England's idyllic Cotswolds region.
Conductor Teodor Currentzis is turning the music world on its head. He blurs boundaries between genres, pursues thought-provoking projects and pushes his MusicAeterna orchestra to its limits. Arts.21 accompanies him.
KINO heads to the country to visit the "Film without Borders" Festival in Bad Saarow, we meet the winners of the Germany’s First Steps Awards and present this year's Student Oscars.
384 trombone players gather in New York to try and break a world record. And among them is Sarah.
Rammstein, Tokio Hotel, and more – we present the Top 10 German-language hits from Germany.
Terror attacks on social media, autonomous cars on a road test and Van Gogh liquified.
Out and about on the Baltic island of Rügen, in Berlin and Stuttgart
Is that the alcohol talking or are you just crazy? This quirky German Word of the Week will help you answer that question.
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