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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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The new video by the Carters borrows from art’s power to propagandize on behalf of the powerful.

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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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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With new exhibits, historians depict the Founding Father’s relationship with the enslaved woman and her children.

Susan Fisher Sterling says female artists are not getting their due.

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“My Tears Will Stain” chronicles globalization, but humanity is the dominant theme.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Jun 8
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The surrealist painter experienced a creative crisis during the Nazi era.

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The National Museum of African American History and Culture explores Winfrey’s transformation from everywoman to icon.

Less traditional exhibitions include “Naked Eyes” at Artechouse and “World on the Horizon” at the African Art Museum.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Jun 7
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Building $100 million over budget will open Sept. 7, 2019.

New African American Museum display highlights her contributions to American culture.

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Kiril Jeliazkov’s big, vertical banners are most effective outdoors

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Jun 1
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Some of the most enjoyable shows will be on the West Coast, in Texas and in Chicago.

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About this summer’s museum exhibits in Washington.

The guns used in the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, usually kept at JPMorgan Chase headquarters, are the centerpiece of a new exhibition at the National Postal Museum.

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In Dallas, an exhibition about a powerful African society illuminates the role of gold in the exercise of power

Silhouettes, Uzbekistani textiles and portraits of the Obamas are among the offerings.

  • Washington Post staff
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  • May 24
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Bodys Isek Kingelez made fantastical models of imaginary buildings and cityscapes from paper and cardboard.

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