Over thirty years ago, Joseph Beuys stirred up the art world with his happenings and performances. A new documentary shows previously unpublished audio and visual material, letting the visionary artist speak for himself.
Berlin has a unique treasure trove: the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation. It is one of the five largest universal collections in the world, including 19 museums with over five million objects.
Allegations of censorship at the Berlin Film Festival: Chinese director Zhang Yimou pulls his film, and in a DW exclusive interview, Ai Weiwei says his work was blocked from selection. Are they being targeted by Beijing's censors?
"Everyone is an artist," the provocative 20th-century artist famously said. A new documentary about him, "Beuys," explores his humorous actions and how his approach still contributes to today's political debates.
Was The Avengers' Tony Stark inspired by a 16th century German knight? As "Avengers: Endgame" premieres, we explore the legend of 'Götz of the Iron Hand,' the prosthetic-wearing warrior immortalized by the poet Goethe.
For four months, Turkish author Asli Erdogan sat behind bars in an Istanbul prison. Now living in exile, she spoke to DW about the political situation in her homeland; and the long-term trauma inflicted by torture.
Producing great music: two Chopin piano concertos are meticulously rearranged by Mikhail Pletnev and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra with the young Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov on the grand piano.
When it comes to art, it is still very much a man's world. To bring about some positive change, the Tate Britain has now decided to remove parts of its contemporary art by men and instead highlight works by women.
What started as an online student directory aimed at ranking women by their looks quickly grew into the world's most popular social media platform. But as DW's Courtney Tenz argues, we might be happier Facebook free.
The egg is much more than just a tasty Easter delight. It's played a role in all kinds of art, from painting to furniture design and even to some very egg-centric building decorations!
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