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.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Sogne Fjord in western Norway. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details about an unusual art installation there called the "telemegaphone".

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the town of Greenville, Michigan. The town is being sued for copyright infringement over a statue of the ?Little Mermaid,?Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from the director of the Chamber of Commerce Kathy Jo Vanderlon.

Arts, Culture & Media

Anasma Vuong

Today's Global Hit features a belly dancer. Her name is Anasma Vuong. She's originally from Paris. Her father is Vietnamese and her mother from Tunisia. These days Anasma Vuong lives in New York. And she specializes in a fusion of belly dance and hip hop.

Global Politics

Touring the Carter Museum

In 1922, British archaeologist Howard Carter stumbled upon one of the most famous finds in Egyptology ? the tomb of Tutankhamun. Today Carter's house by the Valley of the Kings was opened as a museum. The BBC's Yolande Knell has the story.

Arts, Culture & Media

Andy in the Andes

A collection of silk screen images made by Andy Warhol are on display in a most unlikely place - a small Andean village in central Colombia. Correspondent John Otis finds out how the town of Jerico got their hands on a world-renowned collection.

Science, Tech & Environment

Haiti rubble art

Artists in the Haitian coastal town of Jacmel, hard hit by the earthquake, are creating rubble art to sell to foreigners for much-needed income and to remind people of the tragedy. The World's Amy Bracken reports.