visual arts

Global Politics

Roman Coliseum opens to public

The Coliseum will open areas long closed to visitors. Beginning in the fall of 2010 tourists will have a ?backstage pass' to the third level of the ancient arena. The World's Nancy Greenleese gives has a sneak preview.

Conflict & Justice

Drawing the Ramayana

Animator Sanjay Patel worked on The Simpsons, A Bugs Life and The Incredibles. As a child, his home was filled with Hindu icons. His new book, Ramayana: Divine Loophole, brings a modern look to an ancient Hindu story. Marco Werman speaks with him.