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High Five: 5 artists that make you look twice

You won’t believe your eyes when you look at these artists’ works. Illusionists M.C. Escher, street artist Leon Keer, and others turn optical illusions into art. It takes a second look to see what’s really there.One of the most famous artists who included optical illusions in his works was Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher. His …

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Why I volunteer: Refugee kids learn German via online coloring book

A picture is worth a thousand words. And pictures can also teach words. Illustrator Constanze von Kitzing co-founded an online coloring book that helps refugee kids – and you – learn German. Writers, musicians, artists and actors in Germany are getting involved in helping refugees, using their popularity to call for more solidarity, collect donations …

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Art in the 80s: How the wild decade looks on canvas

The 1980s were a wild, unruly decade. The Städel Museum in Frankfurt looks at the untamed period through the eyes of artists. Electronic music with nonsense lyrics resounds from the radios. On stages in dark cellars musicians hammer on oil canisters with iron bars. Young people shave their heads, wear clothes torn to shreds while …

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Which voice is behind the next James Bond song?

007 fans can hardly wait for the new James Bond movie later this year. Rumors are abounding over the title song – which has already been recorded. DW looks at previous theme song hits. They’re tough acts to follow. On Tuesday (28.07.2015), singer Ellie Goulding posted a photo on Instagram of her leaving the famous …

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Cairo’s cultural dearth

After months of death and destruction Adel Heine is looking forward to the artistic expressions that will hopefully give a voice to the experiences of a nation in turmoil

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10 Mahmoud Bassiouny: creating a new artistic community

“The idea is to have an alternative space in the form of a casual venue. We want to create something different and we want the place to be a kind of comprehensive cultural apartment with an informal setting. You do not have to be an artist to visit, just someone who is interested.”

Daily News Egypt

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