visual arts


Moscow's crumbling Soviet architecture

Russia has seen a dramatic surge in new construction in recent years, especially in cities like Moscow. But Jessica Golloher reports that some Muscovites worry that historically significant buildings are being sacrificed in the name of progress.


Raising funds for rare slave portrait

The National Portrait Gallery in London launched a public campaign today to raise the final 150-thousand dollars needed to buy what it says is the earliest known British oil painting of a freed slave. Anchor Marco Werman has details.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo quiz is the British city of Coventry one of the worst hit during World War II's German blitzkrieg. A new exhibition at London's Transport Museum revisits that time. The BBC's Andrew Hosken went to see it.