This edition of Arts.21 is all about Berlin. The German capital is a hot spot for creative spirits from the world over. But what's really behind this city's mystique? We talk to artists, designers and musicians to find out what makes Berlin so hot.
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One year after the sensational discovery of Cornelius Gurlitt's art trove, many questions remain.
Each week our Arts.21 reporters scour Germany's cultural scene and present you with a selection of their best finds.
This week, Arts.21 is finding out why Germany is currently the toast of the British art scene; what to expect from Wolfgang Herrndorf’s posthumous novel; what an Ethiopian curator has to say about German Old Masters and how Wim Wenders has paid tribute to photographer Sebastião Salgado.
This special edition of Arts.21 focuses on the Frankfurt Book Fair, and features a feast of literature. We meet the newly crowned German Book Prize winner, look at riveting reads from Finland, and dive into the depths of the World Wide Web. Also in the show: a new German edition of Virginia Woolf’s collected works. Plus: the countdown is on for the announcement of the Nobel Prize for literature.
This week, Arts.21 takes a political view. European film makers show solidarity with a Ukrainian fellow director behind bars. Plus: are European Union arts policies shifting to the right? A Hungarian polarizes opinions. We head to Venice to find out how sensual modern architecture can be. And we meet a shy celebrity painter with a taste for music.
This edition of Arts.21 takes a literary turn, with six authors nominated for the German Book Prize. In addition, a determined filmmaker and her very personal documentary about refugees from Africa; a German-Afghan jazz newcomer and her captivating voice; and stellar images, as photographer Michael Najjar plans a trip into outer space.
Like the world in general, art is becoming increasingly globalized. Many artists now call more than one place home. What's it like living and working within different cultures? This is the theme of "CrossCurrents", a special edition of Arts.21.
Discover culture. Germany is becoming a crossroads for the creative scene of the 21st century. The world is watching to see what's taking shape in Berlin and beyond.
In the autumn of 1989, the Berlin Wall came down. DW looks back at how it happened.
DW presents today's takes on classical music with the Berlin Philharmonic's Sarah Willis as host.
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