Sarah Sze makes ambitious sculptures, but practically always out of run-of-the-mill objects. Her sculpting will be on full display this year when she represents the United States at the art world's Venice Biennale.
China's love with copies is well-known. There are the fake Apple stores, the fake landmarks and, it turns out, fake whole towns. In China, though, imitation is really more a sign of appreciation, than a lack of creativity.
Parts of Venice, Italy, including the famous San Marco Square, were flooded this week. A high tide forced tourists to wade through the city in knee-high waters. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Rafael Bras, Provost at Georgia Tech.
The flooding New York City experienced from Sandy could become a more common occurrence as climate change causes sea levels to rise. The World's Rhitu Chatterjee explores how coastal cities in other countries are protecting themselves from inundation.
A plan to build a new Guggenheim museum on the Helsinki waterfront has been rejected by politicians in Finland. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation proposed, in January, that it and the Finnish capital jointly develop a new contemporary art museum.
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