The work of the Turkish artist Gülsün Karamustafa focuses on political upheaval, migration, feminism and gender. A comprehensive solo exhibition of her work is currently on show at Berlin's Hamburger Bahnhof.
Now in its seventh year, Berlin Art Week aims to showcase the capital's prodigious cultural scene to the global art world. DW talks to organizer Moritz van Dülmen about the week's growing momentum, and future prospects.
As part of the Erdogan government's crackdown on dissidents, Zehra Dogan was sentenced to over two years in jail — for a watercolor. Now, iconic street artist Banksy is protesting her plight with a new mural.
Bugra Erol sees his future in Berlin - not in Istanbul. He's one of many Turkish artists who've fled repression. What are problems they've encountered? And how has being in exile affected their work?
The awards stand in the shadows of the Oscars — wrongly, as the quality of the films is great. This year, the awards are being presented on December 15 in Seville. Here, we present some of the top contenders.
Libraries have existed for more than 4,000 years. They may resemble a ballroom or a UFO, but no matter what they look like, they are great places to delve into books.
Barrie Kosky loves entertainment and great opera. He seems to have a golden touch - even triumphing at the Bayreuth Festival. We celebrate the cult director and Berliner-by-choice with a special edition of Arts.21.
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.
If you want to take pictures with your smartphone and quickly share beautiful photos, you need effective tools for image editing. DW Digital is testing the most popular apps .This week: "Polarr"
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