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Looking At Photographer George Rodriguez

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The National Museum of the American Indian announced its winning design for the National Native American Veterans Memorial. National Museum of the American Indian hide caption

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Smithsonian Reveals Winning Design For New Native American Veterans Memorial

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A 2-year-old Honduran girl cries as an official searches her mother in McAllen, Texas, near the U.S.-Mexico border, earlier this month. For many, the image has become indelibly associated with a Trump administration policy that for weeks separated migrant children from their parents — but the girl's father says she was not separated from her mother. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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First lady Melania Trump leaves Joint Base Andrews in Maryland wearing a jacket with the words "I REALLY DON'T CARE. DO U?" after her visit Thursday with migrant children who are being detained at the U.S.-Mexico border. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Old In Art School': An MFA Inspires A Memoir Of Age

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The Toronto Police Service released this image of the Banksy print Trolley Hunters, apparently stolen from an exhibit Sunday. Banksy/Toronto Police Service hide caption

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Kaustav Dey: How Can Fashion Shape Identity?

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Claudia "CLAW" Gold's trademark cartoon paw decorates a wall at "Beyond the Streets," an L.A. exhibition that celebrates street art. Beau Roulette/Courtesy of Beyond The Streets hide caption

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Alberto Giacometti didn't sculpt heroes on horseback; he depicted everyday humans — and animals — struggling to get through the day. Above, his 1951 bronze sculpture Dog (Le chien). Cathy Carver/Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden/Smithsonian hide caption

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Giacometti's Sculptures Bare The Scars Of Our Daily Struggles

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