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ISIS has mastered high-end video production in its new propaganda wing

Thursday, September 11, 2014

ISIS knows media and messaging, from its black and white flag to its raised index finger gesture to its tweets. Now the group has a new propaganda wing that is producing sophisticated, effects-laden videos in styles from rock videos to action movies. Reporter Bruce Wallace shares some examples and what experts think ISIS is hoping to achieve.

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This architect says the most important feature of a mosque is its sustainability

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Mosques have huge variations in their designs and decorations. But when it comes to designing new mosques in the US, one architect wants to focus on sustainability instead of ornate designs and big chandeliers.

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Renowned Art Critic Robert Hughes Dead at 74

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Renowned Australian art critic and historian Robert Hughes has died after a long illness. He was 74.

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As Brooklyn Museum Closes Indian Art Show, Met Opens 'Master Painters of India'

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

It's a big season for Indian art at New York City museums. As the Brooklyn Museum wraps up its "Vishnu: Hinduism’s Blue-Skinned Savior" exhibit this weekend, the Metropolitan Museum of Art opens a major show of art from the subcontinent on Wednesday, called "Wonder of the Age: Master Painters of India, 1100-1900.” See images from the show here.

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Online 'Urban Scrawl' Graffiti Auction Attracts Buyers

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Tuesday afternoon, the online auction site artnet Auctions wrapped up its week-long sale “Urban Scrawl: Graffiti and Street Art.” Among the sale’s high ticket items were works by Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and other influential New York street artists of the 20th century. Click here to see a slideshow of some of the works that sold.

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Aluminum Goat Sculptures Land in Fort Greene Park

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

If you walk by two inanimate goats and a deer at the entrance plaza of Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn on Wednesday, don’t be alarmed. “Ancient,” “Goatie Boy” and “Goat as Wolf” are sculptures by Ruth McKerrell made of reclaimed Styrofoam cast in aluminum.

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Peter Greenaway Brings 'Last Supper' to Park Avenue Armory

Friday, December 03, 2010

The Wales filmmaker and artist Peter Greenaway presents viewers with his multimedia installation "Leonardo’s Last Supper" on Friday at the Park Avenue Armory.

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