'Arts and Culture,' presented by Karin Helmstaedt. In this edition: a show of artworks about Michael Jackson is eyed critically after new allegations of child sexual abuse; Tutankhamun’s treasures on show in Paris; and artist Rebecca Horn turns 75.
Beginning at the end of the 14th Century, the Renaissance created a new type of man, triggering economic, scientific, technical, religious, social and cultural developments that are unique in history.
When artist Banksy half-destroyed his "Girl with Balloon" seconds after it sold for near €1.2 million ($1.37 million) at an auction in October, the artwork seemed headed for the wastebasket. Now it's on show.
Ugandan lawyer Nicholas Opiyo talked to DW about the deteriorating human rights situation in Uganda and the intimidation and harassment he, and other activists, face in their country.
The internationally renowned Berlin-based "Flying Steps" breakdance company has revolutionized the athletic street dance. DW columnist Gero Schliess is captivated by the sense of freedom the group radiates.
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