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7-year-old German painting prodigy sells work for over $12,000

The kid’s a pint-sized Picasso. Mikail Akar is just 7-years-old but already his work is selling for tens of thousands of dollars and being compared to the most legendary expressionist painters. Born in Cologne, Germany, in 2012, Akar has been painting since he was 4, when he was given a canvas and hand-printing paints for his birthday — as well as toy cars and action figures, writes the Daily Mail. The German tot has since invaded the international art world with his abstract work, which is said to look like Jackson Pollock’s. Recently, the young painter collaborated with soccer star Manuel Neuer on a piece that sold for over $12,000. And he boasts more than 46,000 Instagram followers. “He only paints when he wants to. Someti ...