Art in times of terror. A year ago, the attack on satirical magazine "Charlie Hebdo" shocked the world. An Algerian author talks to us about writing under pressure. And we report on the struggle for freedom of art.
An self-taught cinema visionary and an extraordinary storyteller who achieved world fame: legendary director Werner Herzog has made over 60 films. In 2019, he will once again be honored for his lifetime achievement. We meet him in Munich.
The requiem was first performed at the Church of St. Mark in Milan in 1874, with Verdi himself conducting. Now, 145 years later, Teodor Currentzis unveils a powerful new interpretation of this major work.
"I was the official enemy of the East German state," says German rock legend Udo Lindenberg. Since the 1970s, he’d opposed the Berlin Wall through his work and actions. Arts.21 spoke to him about his commitment to East Germans and about his music.
Through myths, books and films, Friday the 13th has become an unusual day — even for those who aren't superstitious. The makers of the same-named movies might know a thing or two about this.
The Nobel Prize in Literature remains one of the highest accolades for writers. From sarcastic Austrian author Elfriede Jelinek to Turkey's first winner Orhan Pamuk, here's a look back at the laureates since 2000.
Fans worldwide dance to his music. Now DJ Marc Romboy turns to an old master. Techno meets Bach.
As a stolen Klimt painting has resurfaced, here's more on how the artist revolutionized Austria's classical style of painting in the late 18th century by breaking away from the old and paving the way for modernity.
Technological advances and digital games have always influenced each other, with new genres coming and going all the time. Cloud gaming, a streaming service, is the latest development.
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