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After 11 years of renovation, Belgium's Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp has reinvented itself. It shows how art can be viewed in unexpected ways.
As protests continue in Iran following the death of a young woman after being beaten by the "morality" police, Iranian dissident artist Parastou Forouhar is full of anger but has some optimism.
Curated by an Indonesian art collective, Germany's five-yearly art extravaganza was supposed to be something different, a symbol of creative diversity. How then did antisemitic imagery overshadow art at documenta?
A photo exhibition titled "The New Abnormal" at the Museum Deichtorhallen in Hamburg tells of the horrors of war and the will to resist.
Egyptian artist Mohamed Abla has long found Cairo's bustling streets a source of inspiration. In 2011, he documented the Egyptian Revolution, and he also founded a caricature museum.
For the first time in Germany, a major exhibition in Berlin celebrates one of the art world's most important sculptors and one of the Renaissance's founders.
Germany wanted to present itself as open and modern at the Munich 1972 Olympics. The cheerfully designed event was broadcast live on then still new color TV. But the tragic attack on the Israeli team turned the media into an unwitting accomplice.
The 2022's Beethovenfest Bonn brings together musicians from Belarus, Ukraine and Germany.
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.
The Swedish Academy gave the award to French memoirist Annie Ernaux. An icon of autobiographical fiction, the author of "The Years" joins the ranks of other prestigious figures in the literary scene.
In the middle of a war, Ukraine's largest literature festival welcomes some of the world's most famous authors, including Margaret Atwood and Neil Gaiman.
Manager Brian Epstein struggled to get the band signed, until they were invited to record their first single, "Love Me Do," which was released 60 years ago.
In 1962, a martini-drinking womanizer saved the world from a villain for the first time in "Dr. No." Much has changed since the initial film. From the role of Bond girls to 007's machismo: Here are a few dated aspects.
The singer's family said she passed away peacefully at her Tennessee ranch. Lynn is remembered for hits including "Coal Miner's Daughter" and "The Pill."
The successful British synth-pop band gave a press conference in Berlin revealing details of their new album, "Memento Mori." They also reflected on the death of their bandmate Andy Fletcher.
Following the recent brutal attack on Salman Rushdie, famous writers have been reading passages from his works. Here's a look at how 1988's "The Satanic Verses" struggled to be published in German.
A new film about the Hollywood icon shows how Marilyn Monroe was ahead of her time politically. It also highlights the personal tragedies that drove her to an early grave. "Blonde" premieres on Netflix on September 28.
He’s not the only star to have an unexpected passion or hobby: Sylvester Stallone paints, while Tom Hanks is crazy about typewriters. Here are some celebrity passions beyond music, movies and TV.
The US film director's documentary, which premiered at the recently concluded Venice Film Festival, advocates nuclear energy as the solution to end the climate crisis.
The French-American actor is the first man to appear solo on the cover of the British edition of Vogue magazine in its 106-year history.
Central Council of Jews President Josef Schuster spoke to DW about antisemitism scandals at the documenta art show. He pleads for more enlightenment and education.
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