visual arts

Global Politics

British Cartoonist Steve Bell Draws American Presidents

Cartoonist Steve Bell has been skewering British politicians since his career took off in the late 1970s. Because his obsession is politics, a good number of American presidents have come in for in his particular brand of satire. Steve Bell's leftist politics inform how he characterizes US presidents. George W. Bush was easy. Barack Obama: not so much.

Conflict & Justice

Lehman Brothers' art

The global recession hit the art market especially hard. And now, the company that helped spark the financial crisis is selling off its art. The BBC's Lawrence Pollard reports from London.