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In India, Hindu gods get a muscular makeover. Check out Shiva's biceps

In India, Hindu gods get a muscular makeover. Check out Shiva's biceps | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
In new comics, paintings and popular books, depictions of Hindu deities are being reimagined.
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Context and Crucifixes

Context and Crucifixes | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
Amidst an international artistic shunning of meaning and symbolism, Marc Chagall stuck to what he loved: villages and Christ.
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Michael Landy's brilliant new exhibition animates the gruesome legends of saints

Michael Landy's brilliant new exhibition animates the gruesome legends of saints | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it

Michael took up residency at the National Gallery in 2010, and his imagination was captured by the images of saints dotted around the museum and how their single-mindedness lead to horrific deaths and self-harm. He wanted to bring back these “bad saints” whose stories had fallen into obscurity.

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Marvel Comics Introducing a Muslim Girl Superhero

Marvel Comics Introducing a Muslim Girl Superhero | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
Marvel Comics is expanding its superhero stable to include a teenage Muslim girl as a lead character.
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“Your fatwa does not apply here”: Muslim artists battle fundamentalism

“Your fatwa does not apply here”: Muslim artists battle fundamentalism | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
Muslim playwrights, musicians and artists are battling for free expression -- and some pay with their lives
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