Most of us never imagine our family photos will end up in, say, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Neither did the famous photographer Michael Jang. Then he realized the photos he took as a college student gave a rare glimpse of a Chinese American family growing up in the heyday of The Brady Bunch.
When it comes to art forgers, few have been as prolific or have duped as many museums as Mark Landis. He wasn't in it for money — in fact, he never received any. He wanted friends and respect. Now his work is the subject of a new documentary called "Art and Craft."
If an actor's movements and face are captured by a computer and digitally recreated by teams of computer animators, who gets the Oscar? Improvements in digital technology are raising that question by putting more and more digital doubles on screen.
Soaps aren't anything new in most parts of the world, but a long-running Nigerian radio show called "Story, Story" uses the techniques of film to create an immersive, realistic radio drama. The popular show also helps spread public service messages to a wide audience.
Poet Patricia Lockwood wrote "Rape Joke," perhaps the first poem in history to go viral. She's also popular on Twitter for her "sexts," inspired by the Anthony Weiner scandal, which are surreal and impossible come-ons that mock the over-sexualization of modern life.
Actor, writer, director, drag performer — Taylor Mac has become one of America's brightest and boldest theatre artists. A new piece looks at the history of American popular music through Mac's unique style of interpretation and performance.
In 1980, when director Richard Attenborough was shooting scenes for Gandhi, thousands of Indians volunteered for parts as extras. New York-based film critic Aseem Chhabra remembers getting a part as a passenger on the train that carried Gandhi back to Delhi.