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23 Sep
With just a knife, brush and pencil, 30-year-old Egyptian sculpture artist Ibrahim Belal is a master of his tools, creating miniature sculptures of the most prominent Pharaonic and Egyptian landmarks at his home in the city of Rashid, in the Beheira Governorate, some 300 kilometres south of Cairo. He dreams of creating one of the first first museum's of miniature sculptures in the Middle East.
21 Jun
Nigeria’s renowned architect, Fola Alade died on Saturday at the age of 87 according to a statement released by his family. Alade was the brain behind architectural masterpieces including the 1004 Housing Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos; the National Stadium, Lagos; and the Remembrance Arcade, Tafawa Balewa Square.
28 Apr 2020
Art lovers deprived of the possibility of wandering around museums have taken up the "Getty Challenge", recreating iconic paintings with household objects, inspired staging and a large dose of creativity. We also meet the French photographer capturing the ghostly aspect of Paris's streets, as Eric Bouvet documents these unprecedented scenes for the history books.

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