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 A new documentary shows previously unpublished audio and visual material, letting the visionary artist speak for himself.
"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.
As DW unveils its new art collection featuring two major Senegalese artists — the "Joseph Beuys of Africa," Joe Ouakam, and Paris-based Soly Cissé — we look at a booming trend in the global art market.
Professional and amateur filmmakers submitted films in various categories again this year, vying for the renowned German Human rights film prize. The awards ceremony is on Saturday.
Though Noam Chomsky has made his name as arguably the foremost political dissident of the last half a century, his intellectual legacy is firstly as a linguist. At the age of 90, he continues to talk the talk.
Barrie Kosky loves entertainment and great opera. He seems to have a golden touch - even triumphing at the Bayreuth Festival. We celebrate the cult director and Berliner-by-choice with a special edition of Arts.21.
Members of Belgium's African diaspora are critical of the newly reopened Africa Museum, saying it reinforces colonial cultural norms despite a five-year rehabilitation. Other Belgians say it's a step to reconciliation.
If you want to take pictures with your smartphone and quickly share beautiful photos, you need effective tools for image editing. DW Digital is testing the most popular apps .This week: "Polarr"
For the first time, Berlin's German Historical Museum is showcasing Christmas tree decorations over the centuries. From traditional glass baubles to Nazi emblems, some of the festive adornments will surprise.
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