GDR photographer shows gray life in black and white
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The photo exhibit "Voll der Osten," or "The real East" celebrates the work of photographer Harald Hauswald. His black-and-white photos show the loneliness and sense of community, and the order and rebellion of a place that no longer exists, the GDR.
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Justin Bieber has found himself in legal hot water after posting a photo of himself on Instagram.
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A "hungry" artist caused a stir at an art show after he ate a piece by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan in front of an astonished crowd. The gallery, however, has said the artwork was not destroyed.
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Toyota's latest humanoid robot "T-HR3" is like an avatar that can be controlled remotely by a human operator. The goggle on the operator allows them to envision what the robot is seeing, while they feel what the robot touches through the sensory feedback gloves they wear.
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"I should not have been there," said Mark Milley, the most senior US military officer, after accompanying Donald Trump to a photo op following a protest in Washington, DC. He noted the army should stay "apolitical."
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The European Commission is set to increase regulation of platforms as disinformation related to the coronavirus pandemic spreads. For now, there's only a voluntary code of practice for tech giants.
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Pyongyang's national art exhibition centre is showcasing paintings of former North Korean leaders to celebrate the 75th founding anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea.
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Aged almost 90, Vietnamese artist Mong Bich is a "pioneer" who has inspired generations of women artists in Vietnam. She has won plaudits overseas and has a watercolour in the British Museum's collection. But for years Bich has been overlooked in her home country -- and has had to wait until this month for her first solo exhibition.
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Nigerian artist Olufela Omomkeko has set up an exhibition in Lagos that he hopes will encourage people to obey safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and the need for lockdowns. His pieces are made from fresh peppers that will wither during the exhibition, which Keko says acts as a reminder of what farmers and traders selling perishable goods went through during lockdowns last year.
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Dozens of Muscovites rush to see the Russian edition of the renowned Body Worlds exhibition. Russian investigators have said they would look into the exhibition that displays corpses as artworks after complaints that it could insult religious believers.
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Authorities release a photo of the suspect in a shooting in Orange, Southern California, that claimed the lives of four people, including a nine-year-old child. The suspect -- identified as 44-year-old Aminadab Gaxiola Gonzalez -- sustained a gunshot wound and is in critical condition in hospital.
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