Sharif discovered his curiosity and affinity for art at a very early age and independently studied masters of Modernism such as Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cézanne and Pablo Picasso, whose works he discovered through English books.
From the neck up, Johanna looks like the typical great-grandmother with her poof of short, white hair and oval glasses. But from the neck down, this 94-year-old is an elite athlete.
Even something as deadly as the coronavirus pandemic could not hold back Berlin-based designer Anja Gockel, from showcasing her 2021 summer collection.
Berlin's art galleries are closed, but the art scene is rising to the occasion as around 50 artists join a community exhibition from their balconies.
Berlin museums might house the iconic Nefertiti bust, the Ishtar gate of ancient Babylon or Rembrandt masterpieces, but they still trail global counterparts in popularity — and the coronavirus is making things worse.
"Adjustments in the festival structure, the film programming and the total number of invited films will be defined by the festival management within the coming weeks," the organisers said in a statement.
Undeterred by the coronavirus, a Berlin-based swing band has been streaming nightly gigs from the family living room since the start of lockdown and is determined to carry on until the pandemic is over.
A police spokeswoman said four people were taken to hospital in the altercation involving several people in the Kreuzberg district, adding there was no indication of a political motive.
The medical team manning a testing station outside the red-bricked "House of Wisdom" mosque is part of a push by authorities in the German capital to raise Covid-19 awareness during the holy fasting month of Ramadan.