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Still about eight hours from landfall, Hurricane Sandy already was causing heavy flooding in low-lying New Jersey coastal communities Monday with reports of damage to the famed boardwalk in Atlantic City, where the multibillion dollar casino industry came to a halt as the storm churned toward the coast.
Just when you thought museums had squeezed every last interpretative drop out of modernism, another exhibit appears to draw more juice. Through photography from Central Europe, mostly taken in the 1920s and '30s by little-known artists, a small but meaty show at the National Gallery reveals a populist and nationalistic side of modernism rarely covered in other surveys.