Italian mixed-media artist Maurizio Cattelan has played the role of the art world's jokester for more than 2 decades. He became known for his life-size satirical sculptures. His bizarre works are now on show in Paris.
Extreme athlete Anna Bader is a European champion cliff diver. She originally studied to become a teacher. But for 14 years now, Anna Bader’s been taking 20-meter leaps into the blue.
Martin Parr numbers among the foremost contemporary chroniclers. Among his favorite subjects are people going about their daily lives, as in his latest series on German allotment gardeners in their plots.
The first postcard was sent in 1869. And the short greetings are still popular today. Even in the age of text messaging and WhatsApp, snail-mail cards are still keeping us up-to-date and spreading cheer.
You hear the title, you hear the song — the one recently revisited on "Stranger Things." But before the 1980s hit film, there was Michael Ende's bestselling book, published 40 years ago. Here's why it's still a classic.
The six finalists for the top literary award in the English-speaking world have been revealed. Veteran authors Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie have already picked up the Booker Prize in the past.
With Bonn the epicenter of the Beethoven anniversary year 2020, the festival in the composer's hometown mounts a calmer, nuanced program in the current season.
Even 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the subject has lost none of its topicality. "Walking Through Walls" in Berlin's Martin-Gropius-Bau is a contemporary response to the subject of confinement.
British voters, it seems, stay polite even when they are angry: A Yorkshire man who told the British prime minister to leave his town is hailed as a hero, leading to a top Twitter trend.
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