visual arts

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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".

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Branding Songzhuang

Some years back, a group of artists were hounded out of Beijing by authorities. Some went to Songzhuang village, a farming town an hour away. Now, that village is a boomtown ?- based on the market for contemporary Chinese art. Communist officials drink beer with bohemians. Will the rising tide raise all the artists' boats ?- or capsize them? Jocelyn Ford goes to Songzhuang to find out.

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Kehinde Wiley

The up-and-coming painter is a bit of a throwback -? to the Baroque era. Wiley's oil paintings are big, colorful, beautifully painted portraits. Kurt visits in his studio to find out how he has scouted models from the streets of Harlem to West Africa.

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A famous Iraq photo

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to former photojournalist Warren Zinn, who five years ago became famous after taking a photo of U.S. army medic Joseph Dwyer as he carried an injured Iraqi boy to safety

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The Amazing Siegel & Shuster

Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster were teenagers when they sold the rights to Superman to DC Comics for $130. Biographer Gerard Jones and cartoonists Jules Feiffer and Art Spiegelman recall how the boy wonders from Cleveland were partially to blame for their own downfall.

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Superman Sings!

Superman has existed in every form of media, from radio to TV to movies to a Broadway musical. Jocelyn Gonzales explains how the Man of Steel changed with each leap into a new medium.

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Men in Tights

Superman's outfit is made from the fabric he was swaddled in when he crash-landed from Krypton. Margot Kidder, Brandon Routh and artist William Pope L.. Explore what it's like for mortal men to fill out the tights.

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Alexis Rockman

He wants his paintings to help people visualize big scientific phenomena like genetic engineering and global warming. But Rockman, who has an exhibition at The Rose Art Museum through July 27th, sticks to real science when it comes to freaking his viewers out. Produced by Trey Kay.

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Cityside Waterfalls

Danish art star Olafur Eliasson wanted to reconnect New Yorkers with their waterfront. At a cost of $15 million, Eliasson has designed four massive waterfalls, ten stories high, in New York Harbor. He took Studio 360's Pejk Malinovski on a boat ride to inspect them before the water started falling.

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Patient and Portraitist

David Welch blogs about living with brain cancer. On his site, you'll find a section called "Tumor Art" with a series of striking portraits of him in different stages of treatment, by the artist Rosemary Feit Covey. Karen Sosnoski talked to Welch and Feit Covey about their unlikely collaboration.

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