Ivorian painter with no arms or legs inspires many
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A disabled street artist in Abidjan says painting heals and boosts morale as he sells his work in the Ivorian capital.
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Japanese comics and graphic novels have long enjoyed a huge following in France. The majority of those mangas are Asian imports, but a few European artists have ventured into the genre. Our reporters went to meet Frenchman Reno Lemaire, whose series "Dreamland" has sold over 700,000 copies worldwide.
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Paralympic sprinter John McFall will help ESA in creating conditions for people with disabilities to travel to space. Another five astronauts were selected out of a pool of 22,000 applicants.
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British artist Philip Colbert presented the LobstarBot, the world's first robot artist, at London's Phillips auction house on Thursday.The robot was developed with the help of University College London's Robotics Laboratory and uses ColBERT algorithms to produce its own and unique work of art.
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Hundreds of people in New York have taken part in protest organised by French photographer and street artist JR against the Iranian regime.
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Following her exhibition at the Venice Biennale, Sandra Mujinga now opens a large solo show in Berlin. In her works, the rising star of the art world deals with racism and our relationship with the environment.
British street artist Banksy is selling 50 art prints featuring a rat on a pizza box, with all proceeds supporting civilians impacted by the war in Ukraine.
The beaches of Portugal, known worldwide in the surfing scene, are becoming increasingly popular surfing spots among people with a disability.
Georg Baselitz was thrown out of art school at the age of 18 because of his love for Picasso, and he has remained controversial and provocative ever since. To mark his 85th birthday, DW looks back at his life and work.
A new appeal urges the Bundestag parliament to recognize disabled people or others deemed too sick either to live or to procreate as victims of the Nazi regime. Roughly 300,000 were killed in Europe.
It's sometimes said that art records what the history books cannot, giving us a sense of how it may have felt to live through a particular moment in time. It also allows us to question the official narrative of events.
The world of drag exploded into popular culture in France after the French version of the "Drag Race" TV show was broadcast last year. In this programme, we meet some of the country's drag artists who aim to entertain, but also educate. Minima Gesté is a Parisian drag queen who quit her day job as an engineer to commit herself fully to the art form.
Nigerians will head to the polls on February 25. Not only is incumbent President Buhari stepping aside, but this election also comes on the back of the #EndSARS protests which saw thousands of young people take to the streets against police brutality. In our latest Street Debate, Flourish Chukwurah speaks to young Nigerians to find out what they expect from their next leaders.
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Researchers are trying to figure out why groups of orcas regularly damage boats in the Strait of Gibraltar — sometimes even sinking them. Many believe the behavior isn’t aggression, but teenage antics.
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The Justice Department is investigating Trump's handling of classified documents after he left office. Around 100 documents marked classified were seized from his Florida residence.