By combining art with daily life, the artists of Mathildenhöhe paved the way for modernism some 120 years ago. Join Check-in host Nicole Fröhlich on a tour of the stunning location that housed their former colony.
Internet history under the hammer: Sir Tim Berners-Lee's source code of the World Wide Web is being auctioned off as an NFT, as the market for digital art expands.
To mark the 60th anniversary of the German-Turkish recruitment agreement, the Ruhr Museum is exhibiting photographs by Istanbul photographer Ergun Cagatay.
A rare painting by the legendary musician, found at a thrift store and initially bought for just a few dollars, is now selling for tens of thousands.
From beer to nudity and ridiculous grammar — we uncover the quirks and idiosyncrasies of the German culture.
DW's list of German-language novels published since 1900 that have been translated into English is the first of its kind.
In a rare court appearance, the pop star has urged the judge to end an "abusive" guardianship that gave her father control of her affairs in 2008.
The singer has told a court she wants her "life back" and asked for an end to the "abusive" control of her money and affairs.
From cars to coal, recycling to school strikes — just how environmentally friendly is Germany?
We wanted to know which sports event you get excited about. Currently, many soccer fans are watching the UEFA Euro 2020 taking place across Europe. Find out here if you’ve won a DW backpack with goodies.
Though infection rates are sinking, prospects for the reopening of the events industry remain questionable. A few festivals are going ahead by using creative ideas.
The star choreographer presents his classic based on Shakespeare in a version that is more than just a ballet film.
Once the meeting place of creative artists from Europe and Central America, the "Casa de los Tres Mundos" is now a cultural hothouse for Granada's youth.
Painted on the back of a Gothic winged altar, it had remained largely hidden from view. Dürer art experts hope to authenticate the piece soon.
Through recent elections, there are, for the first time ever, more women than men on the governing board of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
An exhibition has opened in Berlin dedicated to the 14 million refugees who fled from Eastern Europe at the end of World War II. The controversial project has had a tortuous birth.
Sunlight and being outdoors gave us a real boost this past pandemic year. To mark summer solstice, we look at German idioms using the word "sun."
The Berlinale Summer Special celebrated the return of cinema in Berlin. Here are a few snapshots of the event.
Honored with the German Book Trade's Peace Prize, the acclaimed Zimbabwean filmmaker, author and activist faces trial for protesting against the government.
On this edition with Karin Helmstaedt: Berlin’s Futurium focuses on the future of society; Pritzker Prize-winning French architects Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal; and an exhibition of British artist Antony Gormley’s explorations of the body.
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A German museum has returned a painting by Expressionist Erich Heckel to the heirs of the previous Jewish owner. Does Germany need a restitution law?
Three participants in the contest "Your Song for One World" discuss the power of music as a tool to express their political views and trigger social change.
The geometric painting by Wassily Kandinsky hadn't been seen in public for over 70 years before turning up in Germany. Its rediscovery has been dubbed an "art-historical sensation."
The owner defended his "Mona Lisa" painting as the original Leonardo da Vinci canvas. It sold for 10 times its auction estimate.
Aware of the controversy surrounding Enid Blyton's books, DW's Brenda Haas recalls how they were a form of escape during her childhood in a rubber plantation in Malaysia.
There are about 250,000 different types of flowers in the world. Some people prefer roses, others orchids, but poppies also have many fans. Euromaxx wants to know which is your favorite flower.
Razor-sharp and funny to boot: That's the cartoonist's mission. But could those adjectives describes Germans as well? Artist Miguel Fernandez pokes fun at the stereotypes and personality traits attributed to the Germans.
Hesse is "country and western" — the modern Frankfurt skyline and the tales of the Brothers Grimm.
The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation runs Berlin museums - and one of the world's largest collection of exhibits.
The global tourist guide for Germany's booming capital
DW's web documentary shows how artists built a new life after fleeing their home country.
In this edition of Concert Hour, we showcase British composers Henry Purcell and Vaughan Williams among others, and speak with conductor Robin Ticciati about his views on life and music.
In this multimedia special, DW explores how artists around the world advocate for freedom.
DW looks at the winners and the debates surrounding the German Book Prize.
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A photography workshop in Switzerland, soccer stadiums in Lego, cooking over an open fire.
Up and coming British soccer player Kiyan Prince died in 2006 aged 15. For the computer game FIFA 21, a grown-up version returns to the pitch. His avatar plays for Queen Park Rangers.
Heligoland is a small archipelago that belongs to Germany 70 km out in the North Sea. The main island is made of unusual red sandstone. Lukas Stege went exploring.
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