The British artist sold his triptych, "Mediterranean sea view 2017," at a Sotheby’s auction to raise money for a Bethlehem hospital. It is one of several Banksy works evoking the consequences of conflict in the region.
George Herriman's legendary comic strip is an absurdist animal love triangle that has become a cult classic. Now the complete collection of the celebrated strip originally published in 1914-44 has won a 'comic Oscar.'
Construction workers have started to remove two Picasso artworks from a government building in Oslo. They had been badly damaged during the car bombing by right-wing terrorist Anders Breivik in 2011.
"Portrait of a Lady:" Experts examined a dusty old painting from a family collection — and found it to be a work by 17th century Flemish painter Rubens.
A German art curator was abducted in Baghdad and released days later. Why did Hella Mewis choose to live in Iraq years ago despite the evident danger?
Painters have been depicting food long before the #foodporn hashtag came about. Now, researchers are turning to works of art to learn about the evolution of what we eat.
Whether embedded in hills, a cityscape or in the seabed, art is never more beautiful than when in dialogue with nature. These are our favorites in Europe.
Writing as an act of liberation. Colm Tóibín, one of the the most distinguished English writers, talks about women, music, and his k8彩乐园手机客户端apphome in Ireland.
Does Germany have a world-class cultural scene? We look at 10 popular myths about culture in Germany and see how they stand up to the facts. It's not an easy task in a place where culture is considered holy.
For 20 years, rising classical music stars and ensembles have traveled to Germany to perform at the festival. Due to the pandemic, a reduced version is taking place — but it's still full of meaning for those involved.
One of the world's top festivals of opera, serious music and theater, which has been going on for a century, all began with a stopgap solution.
During World War I, a poet, a composer and a director had a common dream — and out of it came what was to become arguably the world's most prestigious arts festival.
No camping, no costumes, no glitter or dancing: Despite coronavirus canning many live music festivals across Europe and beyond, many are finding creative solutions, from the digital to the DIY.
For decades, heavy metal terrified the masses. Today, gatherings like the Wacken Open Air festival attract people of all classes and ages. Here's a look at what makes the music so compelling.
Like all varieties of rock music, metal found its way from the underground to the mainstream over the years.
Combining socks with sandals is now a mainstream trend. But even back when it was a fashion no-go, Germans couldn't have cared less. We look into the stereotype, as well as Germany's strong tradition of ugly sandals.
He has not only influenced the music but also the politics of his native Greece. Born in 1925, Mikis Theodorakis' long and celebrated life, despite his struggles, has included many highlights.
His powerful musical and political voice has cut through Greece's chequered history of war, dictatorship and austerity. Even at the age of 95, Mikis Theodorakis is still having his say.
The probably most famous classical music composer has spurred numerous biographies and has many fans around the world. Yet little is known about Johann Sebastian Bach as a person.
The two-time Oscar winner, best known for a supporting role in "Gone with the Wind," has died. During a career that spanned six decades, the actress starred in a series of dramas, Westerns and period pieces.
Robert Speker's photography project was just intended to create a bit of fun after four months in corona-lockdown. Now the Sydmar Lodge Care k8彩乐园手机客户端apphome residents have become internet stars themselves.
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