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“Escape” at AU Museum illustrates boundaries and risks tied to immigration.

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The Smithsonian craft museum continues its experimental trend with illusions of grandeur.

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Donald Sultan’s disaster paintings recall the anxieties of the 1980s.

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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A retrospective at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts celebrates the designer’s greatness, but is there anyone who needs to be informed?

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A Val Lewton retrospective features commonplace scenes with an eerie subtext.

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Computer-assisted art at Target Gallery includes some very human elements.

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  • Jun 30
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A London artist, whose work is on display at Women’s Art Museum, is scrutinized by conspiracy theorists

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Works at Greater Reston Arts Center deploy vintage objects that inspire varied interpretations.

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  • Jun 28
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The exhibition will pack in crowds, but the art should be better, more thoughtful.

China’s most famous artist explains his new work about political prisoners, made of 1.2 million Legos.

This gallery honors the verbal gifts of U.S. authors through visual and interactive displays.

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Delaware artist Ron Meick uses 3-dimensional and aural elements to make a statement.

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  • Jun 22
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In “Passing Through Time,” Carolyn Reese-Tomlin evokes a murky environmental future.

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  • Jun 15
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10 digital light shows in darkened room respond to human proximity or motion.

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  • Jun 14
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Madeleine Rast was a founding member and loyal supporter of the 30-year-old museum

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Rives Wiley’s Hamiltononian Gallery show explores vision and depth.

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  • Jun 8
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The arts will perish just like the polar bears. So it’s time to cut ties with forces hastening our apocalypse.

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A rare museum collaboration in Washington serves Markus Lüpertz well.

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In college, some friends and I took a swift trek in search of a deep impression.

The National Gallery surveys great French paintings in American collections

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