Thursday, May 3, 2007

GREAT ART: Painting Away The Terror

The Muralists of Baghdad . . .

The erection of protection walls in Baghdad has proved highly controversial, but for a group of artists -- which includes Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds -- they have provided novel giant canvases. For the last month the muralists have been turning the gray concrete blocks into vivid works of art -- and hoping to bring a bit of joy to the lives of Iraqis.

Read the full story here.

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