A Banksy work has self-destructed at Sotheby's auction house at the moment it sold for nearly 1.4 million dollars. As the hammer went down, the painting was sucked into a shredder hidden in the frame. Lucy Fielder reports
James Turrell is one of the most significant artists of our time. He creates his works with space and light. The Frieder Burda Museum in Baden Baden is now holding Europe's largest-ever retrospective of the American artist's work.
A hoax artwork by Banksy is reappearing the British Museum, 13 years after the artist first placed it there without permission.
The Molue Mobile Museum of Contemporary Art is an art space on wheels. The decommissioned school bus journeyed through West African countries, arriving in Dakar for the launch of the DAK'ART festival.
Wurzburg's Africa Festival has developed into Europe's largest celebration of African music and culture. Initiated 30 years ago, the festival offers live music, exhibitions and much more.
A "colony" of super-sized bee sculptures will go on display in Manchester throughout the summer in a public art trail.
Venice, one of the world's most beautiful cities, is teetering on the brink of collapse. It's become a second home to architect and professor Jana Revedin. She talks about what life is really like behind the facades the tourists see.
India is the partner country of the 2018's Beethovenfest in Bonn. A joint Indian-German music piece will be created for the event. To get things started, German percussionists met their Indian counterparts in Mumbai.
Since the early 1990s, Kolkata-based Seagull Books have been publishing ambitious literature in the English language. Publisher Naveen Kishore scours the globe to find his authors, including in Germany. For that, he was awarded the prestigious Goe...
The 68th Berlin Film Festival showcased nearly 400 motion pictures. But who selected them and what were the criteria? Andreas Struck knows. He compiled the program for the Panorama section.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.