This month marks 25 years since the launch of Photoshop. The image editing software has revolutionized the art of photo processing and our perception of reality - from ideals of beauty to media manipulation.
A century-old stolen painting by the Cubist artist Pablo Picasso has resurfaced in the US. An attempt had been made to smuggle it into the country as craft of little value.
On the show: German designer Philipp Plein at Milan Fashion Week, French snowboard champion Xavier de le Rue, recycled sound on Clipmania and the art of reverse graffiti.
Dirty walls serve as a canvas for the German artist Tim Ossege. Instead of covering them with color, he cleans them with a pattern. His graffiti designs then come to life beneath the soot.
His kind of art requires speed, rhythm and precision in addition to talent - and it burns a whole lot of calories. Florian Lindner is a champion of chainsaw sculpture. He can transform ordinary wood into dramatic pieces of art within minutes.
The dispute over the medieval Guelph Treasure has been taken to a US court after Germany said the Nazis didn't steal it. While DW's Sarah Hofmann says the lawsuit is understandable - the works should remain in Germany.
Germany on trial? Heirs of the Jewish art dealers that sold the medieval Guelph Treasure to the Nazis have brought their claim to a US court. The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation president refutes the claim.
Ownership of the Guelph collection of medieval ecclesiastical treasures in Berlin is again being challenged. A lawsuit has been filed in the United States by the heirs of Nazi-era Jewish art dealers.
Norway's capital is worth a trip even in the icy winter months. One of the biggest attractions is the ski jump simulator at the National Ski Arena Holmenkollen. For culture lovers, the new Tjuvholmen quarter right on the Oslo fjord is teeming with art galleries, museums, and good restaurants.
"Art dictates that we not stand still," remarked Ludwig van Beethoven. Hearing all nine symphonies in four days, as we did, or over a period of eight weeks, as you have, is the clearest illustration.
Friedensreich Hundertwasser’s paintings are instantly recognizable: bright colors with intertwining, rounded shapes. His pieces have been criticized in the art world as being too kitsch. But for mainstream audiences, he's a hit. A new exhibition in Hagen pays tribute to the artist on the 15th anniversary of his death.
We present the nominees for this year's National Gallery Prize for Young Art. This is the eighth year that the Nationalgalerie in Berlin has held the competition for artists living in Germany under the age of forty. The candidates should open up new perspectives in their work.
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