Russia jails artist over anti-war supermarket protest
19 November 2023 | 12:03 pm
A court has found artist and musician Alexandra Skochilenko guilty of spreading fake news about Russia's war in Ukraine.
13 Dec 2022
8 Nov 2022
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.
12 Nov 2022
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.
2 Dec 2022
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.
7 Dec 2022
Hundreds of people in New York have taken part in protest organised by French photographer and street artist JR against the Iranian regime.
11 Dec 2022
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.
13 Dec 2022
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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With Vietnam recently upgrading ties with the US and Japan, it is now China's turn to charm its neighbor. The two Communist parties are closely linked, but Hanoi cannot afford being too submissive to Beijing.
7 hours ago
A greeting and an apology, a sign of respect and an indication of worshipping, the formal bow employed by all Japanese has many meanings and numerous subtle distinctions.
9 hours ago
As France's lower house of parliament prepares to debate the government's controversial immigration reform bill, we hear from those likely to be the most affected: immigrants themselves and the people who have dedicated their lives to helping them.
9 hours ago
Recently discovered oil is transforming Guyana's fortunes. But neighbouring Venezuela has suddenly rekindled old claims of territorial ownership. Official Venezuelan maps now incorporate the disputed Essequibo region that covers two-thirds of Guyana, and Venezuelan oil companies have been ordered to start extraction.
9 hours ago
The 2023 CAF Awards ceremony will take place in Marrakech in some hours and the spotlight is on Napoli and Super Eagles talisman Victor Osimhen and Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala in contention for the Player of the Year award in the men's and women's category. Ayomide Sotubo and the Nutmeg crew discussed what to expect in the ceremony.
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