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  • September 24, 2010   BY Travis Daub 

    Lehman Brother’s extensive and diverse art collection is being auctioned off to help pay back creditors. Art world dealers suspect when the final bids are accepted for the world-renowned collection, the art could be worth $10 million. Continue reading

  • September 22, 2010   BY Rebecca Jacobson 

    An exhibit sponsored by International Development Enterprises in Denver features paintings and photos of rural life in places such as India, Honduras, Ethiopia and Vietnam, along with models of IDE’s irrigation and water sanitation equipment for visitors to try. Continue reading

  • September 21, 2010   BY Talea Miller 

    As more young Mongolians abandon the traditional nomadic lifestyle of their families, older generations worry the culture of Mongolian nomads could be threatened. Getty photographer Aletheia Casey describes her recent experiences documenting Mongolian nomadic life. Continue reading

  • September 16, 2010   BY Travis Daub 

    In September 2005, News Orleans’ Charity Hospital was evacuated due to flooding from Hurricane Katrina. Patients were moved out of the hospital by military truck, airboat, and any other means possible. Mooney Bryant-Penland, a nurse at the hospital, took these photographs as the evacuation unfolded. Continue reading

  • September 10, 2010   BY Travis Daub 

    Sept. 11, 2010, marks nine years since terror attacks struck the Pentagon, Shanksville, Pa., and the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York. This collection of aerial and satellite photos, taken from 1954 to 2009, reveal both stark and subtle changes around the World Trade Center site. Continue reading

  • September 9, 2010   BY Molly Finnegan 

    The first U.S. retrospective of the work of late-twentieth century experimental artist Brion Gysin is currently on view at the New Museum in New York City. The exhibition is comprised of over 300 paintings, drawings, films, photo-collages, slide projections, and audio recordings, as well as the Dreamachine, a device that flickers at a rate of eight to thirteen pulses per second. Continue reading

  • September 8, 2010   BY Tom LeGro 

    Entering Ricardo Pau-Llosa’s home in Miami, visitors can’t help but feel like they’ve stepped into an art museum. From the kitchen to his high-ceilinged study, nearly every inch of his place is covered with works by contemporary of Latin American artists. Pau-Llosa’s vast collection is on display at the University of Notre Dame’s Snite Museum of Art in “Parallel Currents: Highlights of the Ricardo Pau-Llosa Collection of Latin American Art.” Continue reading

  • September 1, 2010   BY Talea Miller 

    Special correspondent Jeffrey Kaye has been reporting from Pakistan all week. He talks about his impressions from the ground and what’s ahead for Pakistan’s many flood victims. Continue reading

  • August 26, 2010   BY Larisa Epatko 

    The Imam Ali Mosque in Najaf, Iraq, is considered the one of the holiest sites of Shia Islam. The NewsHour recently visited the shrine during Ramadan and watched as crowds grew throughout the evening. Continue reading

  • August 25, 2010   BY Lea Winerman 

    Betty Ann Bowser looks at what has changed in the Ninth Ward in New Orleans — and what hasn’t — since Hurricane Katrina devastated the area five years ago. Continue reading