Monday’s Art Notes

BY Molly Finnegan  August 2, 2010 at 10:31 AM EST

An Indian idolmaker works in clay to make models of Hindu gods and goddesses in a workshop at Kumartoli, the artists' village in Siliguri. Photo by Diptendu Dutta/ AFP/ Getty Images

An Indian idolmaker works in clay to make models of Hindu gods and goddesses in a workshop at Kumartoli, the artists’ village in Siliguri. Kumartoli is buzzing with hundreds of artists who live and work there, preparing models of various Hindu Gods and Goddesses ahead of forthcoming Hindu festivals. Photo by Diptendu Dutta/ AFP/ Getty Images

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YouTube increases the time limit for videos up to 15 minutes, via CNN.

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With the lineup of “American Idol” in play, the New York Times thinks it may be a good opportunity for the competitive TV talent show reinvent itselt, while the Los Angeles Times suggests that the show consider hiring a music critic or journalist to join the judging panel.

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The New York Times profiles a choreographer as he creates for a new medium — the video game.