FINE ARTS – DRAWING: “Nigerian Boy Stuns Art World” / DW News ☮

A 12-year-old Nigerian boy has wowed Lagos’ art world with his talent. Waris Kareem had been drawing since he was three, but it was one particular portrait that changed his life. As DW’s Flourish Chukwurah reports, he now has big plans for the future.

FINE ARTS – AMERICAN REALISM PAINTING: “Edward Hopper” / The School of Life / Hannah Roxburgh PhD ☮

Edward Hopper spent his life painting alienated scenes that aren’t depressing in the least to look at. They make us feel less alone. He used art therapeutically: to reconcile us to the isolation inside every one of us.