• Perspective

Forgoing tainted money is inefficient and haphazard, but that's how we police plutocrats.

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“Ink It,” at BlackRock Center for the Arts, showcases traditional techniques that yield contemporary results.

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The museum’s first female leader says her initial challenge is to get to know her surroundings.

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 National Gallery of Art celebrates a Renaissance master on his 500th anniversary with an exhilarating display.

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In the art world, as everywhere else, nothing would look the same after the Vietnam War. A show at the Smithsonian American Art Museum asks how artists responded

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REDress Project makes U.S. debut at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian.

  • Mark Jenkins
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Official says the 35-day government shutdown is partly to blame by slowing preparations.

Government shutdown delayed preparations for “The Life of Animals in Japanese Art,” now set to open June 2.

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A major show at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston exhibits a wide range of the Dutch artist’s work.

During closure, the museum will bring its popular exhibit “A Right to the City” to five local libraries.

New details of a master plan released, with the goal under Carla Hayden to improve the visitor experience.

The 1½-acre space would be reorganized to host performances and display large-scale contemporary art.  

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The public can request free tickets to watch the destruction of the temporary construction.

  • Mark Jenkins
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An artist once described as the most influential of his generation presents new work at his alma mater.

The National Geographic Museum show is an impressive mix of tech and eye-popping artifacts.

  • Mark Jenkins
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Baltimore exhibition explores surrealism in the 1930s and ’40s.

A new special-events policy opens the doors to weddings and other personal celebrations.

American University Museum also celebrates the paintings and sculptures of Nancy Frankel.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Review

‘The Tailor’ marked a profound democratic turn in portraiture, paving the way for Rembrandt, Degas and Cassatt.

The painter’s “Four Freedoms” are the centerpiece of a remarkably timely new show.

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