Photographer Gordon Parks captured some of the most pivotal moments of the Civil Rights Movement while exposing the realities of oppression and poverty. A show in Frankfurt shows some of his most celebrated works.
He was the first African-American staff journalist at "Life" magazine. Despite segregation laws, Gordon Parks always expected his subjects to meet him eye to eye. His pictures shed a unique light on mid-century America.
A colossal show of contemporary German art is on show at eight different venues in Beijing, featuring big names like Richter and Baselitz. The exhibition is a response to an eight-site show of Chinese art in Germany.
Despite his arrest in Russia, the star director is still expected to complete his work for the Stuttgart Opera. A special event is to be held instead of his finished staging, planned to premiere on October 22.
The Museum for Urban Contemporary Art in Berlin features street art's top names. Here are some of the artworks featured in the gallery.
Can music overcome boundaries? Of course! The Beethoven Festival’s Campus Project makes it possible. Plus: author Elif Shafak on democracy. And: the checkered history of the Haus der Kunst in Munich.
Street art is the ultimate form of democracy according to the curators of the new Museum for Urban Contemporary Art that has just opened in Berlin. But does street art belong in exhibition halls?
As journalists are arrested and democracy diminishes in Turkey, the Istanbul Biennial and Contemporary Istanbul art events won't be pulling any political punches. DW's Werner Bloch reports.
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