Culture

Cinema, art, games, music, 
design: Germany’s cultural scene is rich, diverse, vibrant, full of ­surprises and international 
perspectives.

Topic of the week: Day of German Unity

In the heart of Germany

Focus on a special city: this year’s central celebrations for the Day of German Unity are taking place in Halle in Saxony-Anhalt.
North America

A sign of hope

Damaged but not destroyed: How “The Sphere” by Germany’s Fritz Koenig survived the 11 September attacks.

Preserved for posterity

Some fascinating places in Germany have applied to become UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We show you which ones have been included in the list.

The hype about crypto art

For many years digital art led a shadowy existence. That was also the case in Germany. Now it is attracting worldwide attention. What are the reasons for this?

Radically new positions

Ruangrupa, the Indonesian art collective, will transform the Documenta exhibition. The German Pavilion at the Venice Biennale will also present surprises.

A controversial figure

Critics still differ on how to view Joseph Beuys, even on his 100th birthday. In any event, he was a major figure of the art world. A contemporary review
Israel

The same starry sky

The German-Israeli creative festival is all about losing and finding again, sharing the same sky and having a joint future.