"The Kiss" is considered the most famous painting by Austrian artist Gustav Klimt. Little did he know at the time, but his masterpiece has since achieved iconic status. It's also now the subject of millions of copies.
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.
On the 100th anniversary of Gustav Klimt's death, two restitution cases illustrate how returning paintings to the heirs of the original Jewish owners remains a tangled process.
It was the art heist of the century. Lax security at Paris' Museum of Modern Art led to a massive theft in 2010. As the alleged thief stands trial, an art insurance expert explains why theft can't always be prevented.
The top award-winning films, the most successful ones and a look back at the topics that dominated film in the past 12 months in cinema.
She launched to fame with "Dragon Rider" in 1997 and has since become one of Germany's most successful authors. In an interview with DW, star kids' author Cornelia Funke spoke about why words can be challenging.
Signature sunglasses and platinum blond hair — Heino looks back at decades of folk and German pop music, and more recently, a foray into heavy metal. At age 80, he is a veritable music legend in the country.
Sometimes you have to look at an artwork twice to really understand how surreal it actually is. These artists have specialized in the art of illusions.
Characters who aren't white, male and straight have always existed in video games. They were just forgotten. High time to remember the beginnings of queer video games!
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