The best-known exponents of the Düsseldorf School of Photography include Andreas Gursky, Candida Höfer and its founders, Bernd and Hilla Becher, famous for their pictures of the architecture of industrialization.
Bernd and Hilla Becher used to be Germany's most recognized artists. Their images of industrial complexes shook up the art world. Their students knew they had big shoes to fill; their works are now on show in Frankfurt.
Bernd and Hilla Becher created their own, rational style of photography, known as the Becher School. Among their former students are top German photographers, such as Thomas Ruff, Candida Höfer and Andreas Gursky.
Bernd and Hilla Becher were pioneers in the art of photography and even started their own school. Their students have become some of the most recognized photographers in the world. A Frankfurt exhibition explains why.
Passionate portrait of punk band Feine Sahne Fischfilet and their charismatic singer Monchi. They come from a region in eastern Germany where xenophobia is on the rise and have made a name for themselves by taking a stand against neo-Nazis.
With his graphic novels, author Liu Jing aims to introduce China's history and culture to the world. He told DW about challenges he faced condensing 5,000 years of history — and plans for a fifth volume.
Belgium will not extradite rapper Valtonyc, who was sentenced to prison for lyrics that praise terror groups and insult the Spainish monarchy. The case has raised concerns that Madrid is cracking down on free speech.
The sculpture of a gigantic head looking across the Thames and changing colour at night according to the mood of the viewer is the latest attraction on London's trendy South Bank.
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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