Trash to art
By Guardian Exclusive
18 August 2017 | 3:03 pm
This artist made a portrait out of covers of PET bottles and it's astonishing. The young artist used over 6,000 covers to create the portrait of the Vice Chancellor of his school and everyone is loving it.
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The first transgender singer to go number one in the US, German-born Kim Petras endured long rites of passage in her homeland before finding her voice abroad.
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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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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.
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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.
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.
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.
Fresh clashes erupt near the eastern Congolese city of Goma as an armed vigilante group attacks M23 rebel positions. Also, African migrants in Tunisia say they don't know where to turn, following months of widespread discrimination and attacks against them. Finally, we meet Ghanaian artist Joseph Kojo Hoggar as he continues to wow international collectors with his interpretations of Old Masters.
From a workshop in the North Macedonian capital Skopje, artist Satja Grabuloski and his colleagues paint intricate designs on sneakers that have been shipped worldwide.
Photographer Boris Eldagsen speaks to Eve Jackson about starting a huge debate about the future of photography. The German artist won a prestigious award with an image he made using artificial intelligence.
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In view of the large number of asylum seekers coming to Germany and the pressure authorities face caring for them, positions on migration policy are changing. Denmark's tough approach is seen as model — at first glance.
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The Netherlands has announced the closure of the Groningen gas field, where extraction has been blamed for earthquakes that have severely damaged homes and other nearby buildings. Also in this edition: the UK awards its top defence firm a £4 billion contract to build nuclear submarines, and Chinese craft brewers celebrate the lifting of tariffs on Australian barley.
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From Thailand to Mallorca, local ecosystems have suffered under the weight of mass tourism. Can visitor number limits and sustainable practices help restore the balance?
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Madrid is hosting a conference with climate leaders before COP28 in Dubai, as the European Union races to firm up a plan to cut harmful emissions.
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France declares war on bedbugs—and so far the bedbugs are winning. Paris is at war with bedbugs. A rash of bedbug sightings across France is causing paranoia among travelers and becoming a sore spot for the government as Paris prepares to host the Olympics next year.