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climate change. waste. pollution. isn't it time for good news in. africa people and projects that are changing our environment for the better it's up to us to make a difference let's find shelter. you do it for the environment magazine. on d w. everyone welcome to the show here's what's coming up today. free to forge illegal fakes of convicted called office false gunk as well cracking. and
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free to choose by color is an option thanks to a swiss optician jack clean. i'm free to ride one skate to love longboards from the black forest. vul skunk belt rocky is one of the most prolific forges in history his fakes fooled experts the world over making millions in the process but it's talent for forgery eventually landed him in prison by two thousand and eleven now that belt rocky completed his sentence he's back at it again but this time it's all legal the painter has joined the kairos project which aims to create a new works in the style of famous artists and both rocky is just the man to do it .
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a dab of black on the brush to accentuate a few lines on the canvas. just a bit more orange. and red or. the talkie is creating his very own gustaf clint it's hard work even for the forger of the century as he's been called. the spirit of course there's a lot of paintings taking an unbelievably long time a good author more than i ever would have thought. i've calculated three or four days for it number one the first i created a study that cost me almost a week then i did another one. in the northwest but i'm still not satisfied with it was to. the imitation self portrait is part of a new project conceived by entrepreneur and art lover christiane thought he's commissioned bell truckie to fill in some of the blank spaces in art history
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a dream job for a master forger. using the original materials and styles of the artists from each epoch the idea is for him to create a series of key works of the past two thousand years they are to be paintings that would have been milestones today if they had ever been done. oh this picture is in the style of lucas cranach the elder the epiphany of martin luther the story goes that as a young man he was caught in a thunderstorm he prayed to his patron saint anna to save him promising to become a monk if she did. not hold the mother was studying law and because of an incident that he might even have dreamt that gets a can entirely different path. and that changed the course of history. i mean by
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for that oh. it's so this painting of martin luther kneeling before st anna has great relevance. and. another historical moment was charles darwin's departure from england in eight hundred thirty one he returned from his round the world voyage with his theory of evolution a moment that his contemporary william turner never painted. when planning his paintings for the kairos project vote truckie leaves nothing to chance he had young vermeer's studio reconstructed in detail for this painting in the dutch master style. and the studio in which he painted his client was a ball room from the art nouveau era. truckie always prepares his projects together with his wife elena the couple who are behind the biggest forgery scandal of the twenty first century so far they out
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when did the art world for nearly twenty years before being discovered and sentenced to years in prison the bill truckies had smuggled over three hundred four juries into the art market most of them have yet to be identified. and. now he is doing what he's always done and does best he's creating art work in the style of other master painters but clint almost had him stumped. it was. i saw the do the background the figure of death or what i think he might have seen so that's first i have to figure out what he could have seen last night it occurred to me he sees the fairy man the fairy man as a symbol of approaching death. christiane such hopes the kairos project will introduce art history to a wider public before the paintings move into their permanent home in a new museum in under armor galba varia they'll go on tour in autumn with stops in
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venice and vienna vote he has until then to complete his stuff clint it will even be signed a genuine don't try. now before we move on to our series let's go to round up of what's happening across europe in our express today we start off in london with a legend of musical theatre. the memoir of one of the most successful musical impresarios of all time hits bookstores on tuesday. andrew lloyd webber's book unmasked is an account of his childhood and chances burgeoning career up until nine hundred eighty six when the phantom of the opera premiered in london's west end. i mean quite frankly i was rather into it by people who tell these stories how the shows happened and about my childhood and things and people's lives of what is kind of interesting you shore you shore that is remotely interesting to anybody
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a person that is very bored the book's publication coincides with a release on march the sixteenth of a compilation album of the point where it's most popular hits from the last five decades it includes covers by lana del rey and nicole scherzinger. researchers in london have discovered what they think could be the world's earliest figural tattoos on the upper arms up to egypt in monies that are five thousand years old the two tattoos. one of a wild bull and the other of a sheep were identified with the help of infrared cameras the mummies have been on display at the british museum for taking us they were discovered in jebel name close to luxor. stella mccartney unveiled her latest collection at the paris opera on monday. the british designer has long been in the vanguard of ethical fashion. and the show
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featured her trademark synthetic fur and foam leather. her newest looks fused men and women styles with classic men's suits revamped into dresses and some statemented where paris fashion week wraps up on tuesday. now today's installment of this week's series on pioneering women yesterday we got to know director daughter coby ella and today's featured office has also impacted the world of film as a child jacqueline obama made her own toys out of socks because a family didn't have the money to buy her presents later she trained as an optician in switzerland but moved to hollywood to combine her job with her passion and crafts let's find out what she came up with.
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amazing colors and even patterns for your eyes it's all possible with custom contact lenses. the idea to combine vision correction with bright colors and fantasy shapes came from a swiss one. optician or shackling orbach one particular i contact gave her the inspiration. one day i saw a brown eyed woman i'm called who had a golden spot in one eye. and that fascinated me and i thought of gold all the color in your own eye that's an idea. it was nine hundred sixty six and twenty four year old jacqueline orbach have established herself as an optician in hollywood after moving to the us from switzerland with little cash and
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lots of ideas she started developing new contact lenses. the system all i did my first since then experimented on it day and night on the set the table at first i had no idea how you made contact lenses. it was just trial and error swatch and i just kept trying and trying every the appropriate eventually she succeeded experimenting with different materials she found a way to color lenses and filed for the patent that still serves as the basis for motive lenses for movie effects as one example brad pitt wore them in an interview with a vampire. in twilight red contacts gave the vampires their bloodthirsty look and an alice in wonderland colored lenses helped transform johnny depp into the mad hatter. now the selection is vast where the heart. all soft contacts corrective or purely cosmetic green diamond blue diamond black capped green
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capped reptile iceberg. if i wonder how i die. scary. starting at just ten year as anyone can compliment an ensemble with brightly colored people as the first colored lenses were made by hand each pan took a week to produce that's what i did it was a test run we didn't even sell those and we just passed them on to selected opticians would you for them to show just actual customers and have one try them on . years past before the colored lenses caught on and went into mass production. today jacqueline or back at over eighty years of age is back in zero six and running an online mail order company for contact lenses. if. you. see. think she's a very courageous she makes courageous decisions that are like that and she's very
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creative which has to do with her story and i think creativity is an important factor in running a business she has lots of it. now jacqueline or back as suppliers produce the lancers. she has good memories of the early days. of old innocent food but i'm proud that it was little me who had the idea to do this and make it a reality that small so at the time i never expected it to be such a huge success so i'm very successful. jacqueline or box invention may be small but it has certainly changed the look of today's world. well you can catch me struggling with those contact lenses on instagram page at the w. europe x. i certainly didn't make it look easy. now let's coast along to our next topic longboards around berlin you see plenty cyclists but there is
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a growing number of people whose vehicle of choice is the long board as the name suggests it's longer than a skateboard and also a more comfortable ride with added suspension we travelled down south to fly borg to meet the man who handed makes some of the best boards in the world. when it comes to skateboards nobody. nicknames. and the skateboard his company makes are called. long boards are handmade in the black and sold worldwide. cruising down sidewalks as they are to racing downhill. definitely a whole lot of love for life in the sport but you can experience so much on a board around you can travel and always have it with you it's an awesome feeling. riding along his hocks life that's why he not only builds them he designs them
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according to specifications dictated by the road itself. his little shop and has been turning out longboard since two thousand and two what's unique about his boards aside from them being handmade is the qualities they present that no factory can imitate. thin veneer is of wood mostly from local forests are layered with fiber glass or carbon fiber and a poxy resin he won't reveal any more of his recipe for success each of the forty models has its own feeling character depending on the blend of materials and the shape. is the interface between the human being and the street you're moving on. you have to be able to connect with this. can't be too hard or too mushy under your feet the main thing is how you connect with this. after the board itself comes the assembly the axles and wheels can be standard mass
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production goods from asia or high tech from germany and the price tag is a thousand euros the models have names like water black forest ham and held valley but the long board has to. and that's not a question of age. i had a lady customer who was over sixty and buying her first board but she wanted our advice on it but it was awesome. she bought a model called the kingdom of heaven named after a nice spot in the black forest and the joy of riding the board. spring is just around the corner and if you haven't made any plans yet for a holiday then maybe we can help at least where your choice of hotel is concerned we've put together a list of some offbeat european accommodations which provide guests with more than
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just a room where staying the night is a proper experience in its own right so here are. five european hotels that really stand out from the crowd. this is just a place to stay this bed and breakfast in the edge belgium takes its shape from an ancient greek new guests can hike and sleep in a trojan horse. it's our number five as in the trojan original there's lots of room inside the building and horse although it's a lot more comfortable than the first one. highlight the panoramic window the horse's head can be moved up and down by choice to. view from here is equally spectacular the exterior of this hotel located one on a mile off the coast of southern england may not look very inviting but inside the
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over one hundred forty year old bank ford and luxury guests can stay where munitions and gunpowder used to be stored. for her so this was one of the they see we're facing down her so they're out of the twelve and a half inch kind of facing out to sea. another to take it up or if. there's not much to do in the immediate vicinity of our number four and there's no beach so this is probably more for short stay. our next hotel is also connected to the sea it's located in the german port of our namenda on the baltic guest stay in two by twelve meter shipping containers are number three of the hotels that stand out claustrophobic small like it but it's a good choice if you're on a budget a night in a room with multiple beds costs one thousand euros. if you can stand tight spaces but aren't afraid of heights it's worth visiting the
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port of amsterdam and this crane is number two of our hotels that really stand out and elevator whisks you forty five meters up. the guest room extends over two floors up there where the crane operator used to sit but guests need strong nerves the crane sways a little in the wind. if that's not spooky enough then head to sweden south of stockholm you'll find our number one in an abandoned silver mine. here guest take the elevator down for five minutes one hundred fifty five meters underground where it's dark and cold the temperature is only two degrees celsius. the one who tells wheat is the only part of the mine that's heated if it gets too scary guests can call for help on a walkie talkie or hook to comb the mines go by singing.
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not sure i'd fancy that last one well we saw some impressive hotels there but i doubt any of them can match the luxury of the same. regis model resorts on the spanish arland of new york up at the five star institution suites come with butler service you may think the tradition is a thing of the past but it's very much alive at the resort where guests are catered to like characters on downton abbey your every wish is their command. head butler rico if lind is getting a sweet ready for a new guest it's eight o'clock in the morning here at the five star hotel st regis mart of all new york a resort. originally from leipzig he's worked on the bali auric island for nearly ten years catering to his guests every whim.
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it's legal and within the realm of possibility we do everything in our power to meet and wishes today for example we had guests who wanted to take a helicopter to a restaurant for lunch. so our concierge service sorted that out for them when some of the island's resources are often stretched and if a guest wants a luxury car like a maserati say then we'll have to water it from barcelona. it might take two days to get here. so now and then we reach the limits of our ability to he. does would like to be able to do more or make more possible. there's only so much we can do when. the hotel is on mayorkas southwest coast west of the capital palma a popular haunt of the international jetsetter it boasts one of the biggest spas in europe and a start restaurant. rooms cost up to three thousand euros
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a night with butler service included the. most attention to detail but i have no problem switching off in my private life it's not like i'll be checking hygiene standards every time i visit another restaurant or hotel i can forget about it but i do have an eye for the singles definite of. his guest today is mark a vintage car dealer from southern germany he's visiting majorca on business for a few days he's used to luxury hotels and limos but today's the first time he's ever had a butler wait on him. a working welcome to the scent region. but this way please mr can see if you like we can go inside the porter will take care of your luggage if you had a pleasant journey. wonderful super. should please come in this is the ocean too sweet. it is here is the living room.
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allow me to show you the few that please mind the stamp. if you have the grounds and the large terraces below. in the garden where the restaurant is located. breakfast is normally served outside when it's warm enough and as our. guests who book a suite get complimentary but for service the butler does everything from making dinner reservations to unpacking and arranging for anything else that strikes their fancy it's a novel experience from. i've never had a butler by my side before doing everything for me. it's a first. while his guest settles in rico takes care of the practicalities first heading to the kitchen to discuss his guest's menus with the chef. he also arranges an acupuncture
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session for him in the hotel spa. rico keeps a file on every guest noting down their personal preferences and habits he speaks five languages and has been in charge of the hotel's team of six butlers since two thousand and fifteen. they finished we have a lot of regulars and we always enjoy seeing familiar faces it's nice to look at the guest book and see that people come back again and again. and especially when they have children you get to watch them grow up. and there's a little bit of a family atmosphere if you will lots of familiar faces not as lovely as. the guest bags have been unpacked his shirts sent to the hotel laundry to be ironed out time now to serve dinner. says a good but there must be discreet and enjoy working with people he also needs to be
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sensitive to his guests needs and skilled at finding creative ways to fill them. will there be anything else or thank you then. if you like it is that just ring the bell. and have a nice evening sir. and awfully he was satisfied with his service and that makes all the effort worth it that's why we do it our goal isn't just to satisfy the guests but to provide a service that supposes their expectations. but if and. when the head butler shift is over he heads out into the mayor tonight to be waited on himself for a change he has no plans to return to germany. as much and that is new york has become home i've lived here for a number of yes i have friends this is where my life is and. it's definitely
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become home the whole of. rico if linda will be back to work in the morning ready to receive a new guest from hollywood no less he won't say more than that discretion after all is paramount in his profession. so is that your type of holiday experience let us know what your ideal getaway looks like on our website all this week we'll be running a poll on d.w. dot com slash lifestyle and will pick one lucky winner the winner in the exclusive euro max wrist watch so make sure you take part and stay in touch with us online by liking us on facebook and following us on instagram d w you're a box so we have time for today but we'll be back tomorrow with another pioneering woman of our from out. on the next edition of euro max we celebrate
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