Levi Strauss, the man who made blue jeans the greatest success story of fashion and the embodiment of the American Dream, originally came from Germany. Visit his small Bavarian town of Buttenheim. Bavaria.
The stereotypical "German" actually reflects many Bavarian traditions. As the current political disputes between Angela Merkel and Horst Seehofer show, the southern German state has its own distinct identity.
His fashion brand was characterized by clear, simple lines, and Calvin Klein was second to none at marketing it. Today, the designer – who is celebrating his 75th birthday Sunday – lives quietly in New York.
The long-awaited biopic about the band Queen is finally here. Lead singer Freddie Mercury is played by Hollywood star Rami Malek. He gives a brilliant performance that’s already generating Oscars buzz.
DW presents German novels that capture the unparalleled brutality of the Nazis and the Holocaust without too much pathos or downplaying these atrocities. This dark chapter plays an important role in German literature.
A concert venue in eastern Germany has blocked leftist punk band Feine Sahne Fischfilet from performing over fears they could incite far-right protesters. Critics have called the decision an assault on artistic freedom.
Visual art is probably something you don't typically associate with people who are visually impaired. But South Korean sculpturer Goh Hong-seok might defy your expectations. The legally blind artist makes enormous and complex installations with a material that might also blow your mind. Reporter Jason Strother met Goh at his studio just outside Seoul.
It's not all just fun and games when it comes to gaming. The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the transformative power of digital games in its latest exhibition, "Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt."
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