Vienna’s Albertina museum is showing an alternative side of Egon Schiele. The exhibition reveals the painter’s fascination with St. Francis and shows how his portrayals of nudity were a stance against western decadence.
The show "World in Transition. Art of the 1920s" at Hamburg's Bucerius Kunst Forum mixes New Objectivity paintings and New Vision photographs. The artists, many scarred by WWI, sought to portray the world as it was.
100 years ago in Vienna, the artists Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele and architect Otto Wagner all died within a few months of each other. Their works shaped Jugendstil, Viennese art nouveau. They remain unforgotten.
Gabriele Münter was expressive and eager to experiment — and she decisively influenced modern art in the 20th century. With "Painting to the Point," Cologne's Museum Ludwig has dedicated a major exhibition to the artist.
He directed dark thrillers such as "Psycho," "The Birds" and "Vertigo," but Alfred Hitchcock was smiling while he worked. The legacy of the master of suspense is celebrated in a new book by German publisher Taschen.
Richard Ford is a major American author – and one of the sharpest critics of President Donald Trump. His books are international bestsellers. His first great success came in 1986 with the novel "The Sportswriter".
At the Rheingau Musik Festival, the Bochabela String Orchestra performed "Long Way to Freedom“, a programme which paid hommage to Nelson Mandela. The orchestra's musicians hail from South Africa's townships. Arts.21 went to go see them.
Whether in Helsinki, Paris or Berlin, more and more city dwellers are going river swimming. An exhibition in Basel, Switzerland explores the rising trend. Our reporter and professional swimmer was there and took the plunge into the Rhine for Arts.21.
Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to learn things as well. How does this affect the educational program?
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