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A show in Baltimore, traveling to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, uncovers 50 years of unknown sculpture by a major African American artist

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In “Second Nature,” 19 artists how mankind has reshaped the natural world.

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Willem de Kooning, Ruth Asawa, Mark Rothko, On Kawara, Charles Ray, and Eva Hesse among artists in inaugural installation at Pavilions.

Why it matters if pop culture tells black love stories

The latest episode of “Historically Black” explores black love and marriage from slavery to today.

He went searching for his roots, and found the most popular black fiddler in 1920s Missouri

A search for a family connection led one man to an online forum and his great-great-grandfather's music.

‘I don’t scare easily’: A 94-year-old judge’s refusal to bow to racism, death threats

Damon Keith is still crusading for justice as a U.S. Court of Appeals judge.

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The artist, whose work depicts government secrecy and surveillance, doesn’t look far beyond the surface

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Ten artists make diverse and powerful statements in the annual “East of the River Exhibition.”

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Jul 13
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“Baseball Americana” at the Library of Congress is just in time for All-Star Game at Nats Park.

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A National Academy of Sciences exhibition highlights designs generated by computer.

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  • Jul 6
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Going against popular fashion trends, the artist created a look that was distinctly her own.

  • Joobin Bekhrad
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  • Jul 6
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New museum director says financial crisis resolved

See work by Ralph Steadman and Aboriginal women, among others.

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  • Jul 5
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Desert Storm, World War I memorials get stuck in approval process

GWU Hospital scans a dinosaur’s skull to help the Smithsonian create a new exhibit.

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After a $380 million project, Eero Saarinen’s iconic monument connects to the city.

Two of famed paleoartist’s paintings of long-lost environments will be featured in renovated Fossil Hall opening next summer.

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The blowzy contemporary artist doesn’t deserve his retrospective at the Hirshhorn Museum.

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A stunning show at the Getty places us face to face with charismatic figures from ancient history

In “Impact,” Miranda Brandon captures vulnerable creatures lost to glass-wall buildings.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Jun 22
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The new video by the Carters borrows from art’s power to propagandize on behalf of the powerful.

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Major show, “In the Fields of Empty Days,” fails to provide crucial context.

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An art critic reflects on soccer, art and beauty.

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