Former police detective Manfred Diekmann took up painting while he was still on the force on the Baltic Sea island of Rügen. Now in retirement, he can devote himself to his hobby - his landscapes of the island have even been put on exhibition.
Australian researchers have used a particle accelerator to reveal a portrait by Edgar Degas, nearly 140 years after the artist decided to paint over it. The image was long believed to be "indecipherable."
Five years after the spectacular discovery of Nazi-looted art known as the "Schwabinger Kunstfund," parts of the collection will be on display in Bonn's Bundeskunsthalle in the fall. A preview.
In Africa, every two minutes a child dies - of malaria. Mosquitoes and humans are engaged in a war. To help humans win, scientists are working on new strategies. Especially in Ifakara, the "Mosquito City" in Tansania.
After 100 days, Donald Trump's presidency has brought exclusion, says US-based German photographer Reiner Leist. He tells DW how politics change the way we view art - and why both art and politics benefit from stamina.
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