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Narcissister is a Brooklyn-based feminist performance artist whose controversial work focuses on race, gender, and sexuality.
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This has to be one of the most extraordinary comebacks of all time.
Illustrated manuscript, c.1275-1325.
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VOX reports: The British Museum is full of stolen artifacts; as the world reckons with the damage inflicted during Europe’s colonial global takeover, the calls for cultural and historical treasures to be returned are getting louder and louder.
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Norman Rockwell photo reference for 'The Runaway', 1958.
Rockwell recruited Stockbridge neighbours, including state trooper Richard Clemens and 8-year-old Eddie Locke, to model for the painting. The photo was taken at the Howard Johnson's in Pittsfield. The painting appeared on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post, September 20, 1958. 🖌️🎨🖼️
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As VOX explains, Greek and Roman statues weren't white; they were once painted in vivid, bright colours. The idea of the classical period—the time of ancient Greece and Rome—as an elegantly unified collection of superior aesthetic and philosophical cultural traits has its own history, one that comes in large part from the era of the Neoclassical.
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What to do during the quarantine? Reenact famous paintings! ⁠ It's an Instagram challenge using the hashtag #TussenKunstEnQuarantaine — which means 'between art and quarantine'!