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Chinese American Artist Draws 'The Wuhan I Know'

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30 Years Ago, An Audacious Museum Heist In Boston

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Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, photographed in New York on Aug. 19, 2007. The artist, best known for their work in the groups Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, died on March 14, 2020. Neville Elder/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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The "Hearts of Our People" exhibition is devoted entirely to the art of Native American women past and present. Above, Náhookǫsjí Hai (Winter in the North)/Biboon Giiwedinong (It Is Winter in the North) by D.Y. Begay (Navajo), 2018, wool and natural dyes. Addison Doty/Minneapolis Institute of Art hide caption

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'Making Is About Our Survival': Exhibition Celebrates Artwork Of Native Women

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Photographer Documents The Personal Items Confiscated By Border Patrol

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The School of Economics Building at the Universita Luigi Bocconi in Milan, Italy, was designed by Grafton Architects — founded by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara. It launched Grafton Architects as a leading designer of university buildings. Federico Brunetti/Pritzker Architecture Prize hide caption

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For The 1st Time, Architecture's Most Prestigious Prize Is Awarded To 2 Women

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec's 1896 lithograph Woman Reclining — Waking Up from the portfolio Elles Norton Simon Museum hide caption

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Get A Glimpse Of Labor, Leisure And Everyday Life In Paris' Belle Époque

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Eric Tucker painted the everyday people in his hometown of Warrington, England — like this smoker in a pub. Tony Longmore hide caption

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'Unseen Artist' Eric Tucker Spent Decades Painting — But Nobody Knew

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"Spice pet" Jared Miller, photographed on Skid Row in Los Angeles. Jeff Sharlet/Jeff Sharlet hide caption

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Human Connections Light Up 'This Brilliant Darkness'

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The Rembrandt That Was Fake, Then Real Again

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