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Houston Art Exhibit Showcases Gandhi, History of Nonviolence

A hollowed-out handgun becomes a first-aid kit for gunshot victims. Fragments from the feet of Buddha statues stand near a painting of ghostly dancers entitled "Hiroshima." Photographs of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi hang by images of Nobel Peace Prize winners he inspired. The Menil Collection, an art museum in Houston, has put together a thought-provoking exhibit inspired by Gandhi and the history of nonviolence. It pits peaceful images against works of art...

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