Germany is home to 9804 galleries and art dealers. Only the US has more. But accounting for just 2 percent of turnover, it's dwarfed on the international art auction market by the US, Britain and China.
While feminism is on the rise, fueled by the #MeToo movement, things are slow to change for female artists on the art market. As the Art Cologne art fair is underway, DW takes a look at why that is the case.
It's the influential artist's inaugural exhibition in Australia: A major retrospective of the work of the world's most expensive living painter, Gerhard Richter, opens in Brisbane.
Coal may be a depletable resource but art is endless. But what do the two have to do with each other? In Germany's Ruhrgebiet, the country's coal capital, 17 museums take on the task of tying coal with art.
Paintings by Willem de Kooning and Edvard Munch have smashed the price records for these works at auction this week. Artworks by Picasso and Frida Kahlo are still up for grabs.
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