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  1. 15 Dec
    Tue / 2015
    Does this image look familiar?

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  2. 09 Dec
    Wed / 2015
    You’ll see shepherds throughout the exhibition Pleasure and Piety: The Art of Joachim Wtewael (1566–1638) because pastoral imagery—that is, depictions of shepherds and serene countrysides—was common in early-17th-century painting and literature. Joachim Wtewael’s shepherds, clean and idealized, carry the accoutrements of the pastoral life: a water-filled gourd, bagpipes, floppy hats, and a staff with a cupped end for tossing rocks to help herd the sheep. Some wear tops that bare a single shoulder,...

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  3. 02 Dec
    Wed / 2015
    "To proclaim a manifesto you have to want: A.B.C., thunder against 1, 2, 3, lose your patience and sharpen your wings to conquer and spread little ABCs and big ABCs . . ."

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  4. 18 Nov
    Wed / 2015
    Although it might come as a surprise to those who know Roman Vishniac as an important documentary photographer, he is every bit as famous a pioneer in an entirely different field: scientific photography.

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  5. 04 Nov
    Wed / 2015
    The exhibition "Mark Rothko: A Retrospective" brought to Houston—its only U.S. venue—a visit from a top Rothko scholar who also happens to be the artist’s son.

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