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28 Oct 2020
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.
7 Sep 2020
Mexican tattoo artist Omi Debua is giving away free tattoos to those who have beaten the novel coronavirus, etching a "Covid-19 survivor" logo on people whose lives have been marked by the disease.
5 Sep 2020
Lebanese artist Sara Abou Mrad uses glass debris from the Beirut port explosion to make man-in-motion-shaped sculptures.
25 Jul 2020
Mayokun took a big step when he quit banking to focus on music as his chosen career.⁣ ⁣ His leap of faith paid off as, today, he is one of Nigeria's top music acts. But getting there didn't come without a few challenges.⁣
30 Jun 2020
French artist Saype created a giant work of land art called "World in progress" in the garden of the UN headquarters in Geneva, a gift from Switzerland for the 75th anniversary of the international organization.
13 Jun 2020
Amid a global protest movement following the killing of George Floyd, the poet, slam artist and organizer Aja Monet, author and journalist Dimitry Elias Léger and filmmaker Damian Kudelka join Eve Jackson for a difficult conversation about the role art has in fighting racism and helping change happen.
8 May 2020
Will the arts ever be the same again after Covid-19? This is the biggest question on the mind of artists and collectors as this young 26 years old Nigerian doctor and artist starts a collaboration with other African artists to battle Covid-19 through a project called COVEND.
18 Apr 2020
Gbadamosi Adefemi also known as Fola David is a Nigerian hyper-realism artist and a medical doctor. He speaks to GuardianTV about the ravaging Covid-19 and the medical officers on the frontline.
18 Apr 2020
Catch the latest episode of Guardian Life’s recap of the week’s biggest entertainment news.⁣ Join Violet Johnson as she brings you a fresh array of gist every week!⁣
15 Dec 2019
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.
27 Nov 2019
Gbadamosi Adefemi also known as Fola David is a Nigerian hyper-realism artist and medical doctor who came to prominence after drawing the image of Jesus Christ upside down within Five minutes. GuardianTV spoke with the Doctor cum artist as he reveals how he juggles his skills.
24 Nov 2019
When fantasy meets popular folklore: Artist Kiki Smith’s work on display in Paris

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