The Daily Frame

BY Annie Strother  September 30, 2011 at 12:06 PM EDT

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An Indian idol-maker draws eyes onto a clay statue of the Hindu goddess Durga in Kumartoli, a Kolkata neighborhood renowned for its artists and idol-making. Monsoon rain and economic stagnation have made it difficult for artisans to finish idols in time for seasonal festivals. Photo by Diptendu Dutta/ AFP/ Getty Images.