Starting in 1938, Jews in Nazi Germany were officially persecuted and dispossessed. Many artworks vanished and are still reappearing. An exhibition in Munich now looks at the impact of the Nazis' cultural policies.
What does it mean for artists and their work, if they must live in exile? The virtual exhibit, 'Art in Exile,' follows their stories to fill a niche in the German museum lanscape. (03.12.2013)
Parts of the Gurlitt collection are likely of dubious provenance. But why were they restored at all to an art dealer who had worked for the Nazis? DW asked two founders of the Holocaust Art Restitution Project. (26.11.2013)
The spectacular discovery in a Munich apartment of artworks seized by Nazis has made headlines outside Germany. Polish historians wonder if the Gurlitt collection includes looted Polish paintings. (22.11.2013)
Janina Levy intervened in an anti-Semitic attack on two men wearing skullcaps that caused outrage across Germany. Levy's bravery has been recognized with a coveted award for civil courage.
A forgotten author, an underestimated novel, a lost world: von Rezzori's stories give readers an idea of how racism and nationalist delusion pulled Central Europe, with its vast cultural scope, into the abyss.
A small number of Jewish people are founding a group to support the far-right Alternative for Germany party. They say the reports of the AfD's anti-Semitism are overblown.
The long-awaited biopic about the band Queen is finally here. Lead singer Freddie Mercury is played by Hollywood star Rami Malek. He gives a brilliant performance that’s already generating Oscars buzz.
Inger-Maria Mahlke's novel about Tenerife, as both a place of longing and a microcosm, has won the German Book Prize 2018. It's a journey through time and space, through the personal and the political.
Newcomer bands from around the world test their mettle at the Wacken Open Air's Metal Battle. Sweden’s Chugger won over the jury with more than just their terrifying outfits.
The winning bidder of a Banksy painting that self-destructed at an auction last week has said he will nonetheless go ahead with the purchase. Experts say the shredded painting could be worth more than the original.
It's not all just fun and games when it comes to gaming. The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the transformative power of digital games in its latest exhibition, "Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt."
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