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The 25 Most Influential Works of American Protest Art Since World War II

The 25 Most Influential Works of American Protest Art Since World War II

The 25 Most Influential Works of American Protest Art Since World War II The 25 Most Influential Works of American Protest Art Since World War II DS: Questions of the art world and money are not that interesting. There’s a lot of money in art. There are a lot of people who use their money to try and shape the …

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Stephen F. Cohen, Influential Historian of Russia, Dies at 81

Stephen F. Cohen, Influential Historian of Russia, Dies at 81

Stephen F. Cohen, Influential Historian of Russia, Dies at 81 Stephen F. Cohen, Influential Historian of Russia, Dies at 81 “Cohen’s thesis is that Yeltsin, rather than Russia’s first democratic leader, was a neo-czarist bumbler who destroyed a democratization process that, in fact, should be credited to Mikhail Gorbachev,” Robert D. Kaplan wrote in a Times review. “Cohen is particularly …

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Ray Cave, Influential Time Magazine Editor, Is Dead at 91

Ray Cave, Influential Time Magazine Editor, Is Dead at 91

Ray Cave, Influential Time Magazine Editor, Is Dead at 91 Ray Cave, Influential Time Magazine Editor, Is Dead at 91 “I don’t think you can overstate how important Ray Cave was in the evolution of Sports Illustrated becoming what it was by the early 1970s — one of the best-written, best-edited magazines in America,” Michael MacCambridge, the author of “The …

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Gisèle Halimi, Influential French Lawyer and Feminist, Dies at 93

Gisèle Halimi, Influential French Lawyer and Feminist, Dies at 93

Gisèle Halimi, Influential French Lawyer and Feminist, Dies at 93 Gisèle Halimi, Influential French Lawyer and Feminist, Dies at 93 Gisèle Halimi, a French lawyer, activist and author who championed feminist causes and other human rights efforts for more than seven decades, playing a key role in the decriminalization of abortion in France, died at her home in Paris on …

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Ennio Morricone, Influential Creator of Music for Modern Cinema, Dies at 91

Ennio Morricone, Influential Creator of Music for Modern Cinema, Dies at 91

Ennio Morricone, Influential Creator of Music for Modern Cinema, Dies at 91 Ennio Morricone, Influential Creator of Music for Modern Cinema, Dies at 91 Ennio Morricone, the Italian composer whose atmospheric scores for spaghetti westerns and some 500 films by a Who’s Who of international directors made him one of the world’s most versatile and influential creators of music for …

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Lester Grinspoon, Influential Marijuana Scholar, Dies at 92

Lester Grinspoon, Influential Marijuana Scholar, Dies at 92

Lester Grinspoon, Influential Marijuana Scholar, Dies at 92 Lester Grinspoon, Influential Marijuana Scholar, Dies at 92 Dr. Lester Grinspoon, a Harvard psychiatry professor who became a leading proponent of legalizing marijuana after his research found it was less toxic or addictive than alcohol or tobacco, died on June 25 at his home in Newton, Mass. He was 92. His son …

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Basketball and Barkley Hendricks: The Lesser Known Work of an Influential Artist

Basketball and Barkley Hendricks: The Lesser Known Work of an Influential Artist

Basketball and Barkley Hendricks: The Lesser Known Work of an Influential Artist Basketball and Barkley Hendricks: The Lesser Known Work of an Influential Artist Breaking the rules always came easy to Barkley L. Hendricks. One of the most influential artists and photographers of the 20th century, he was best known for his portrayal of everyday black life in the United …

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Alice Wu’s Lesbian Rom-Com Was Influential, but Her Follow-Up Wasn’t Easy

Alice Wu’s Lesbian Rom-Com Was Influential, but Her Follow-Up Wasn’t Easy

Alice Wu’s Lesbian Rom-Com Was Influential, but Her Follow-Up Wasn’t Easy Alice Wu’s Lesbian Rom-Com Was Influential, but Her Follow-Up Wasn’t Easy When Alice Wu wrote and directed her 2005 debut, “Saving Face,” she knew it wasn’t going to be your typical Hollywood rom-com. Other than the “Last Emperor” star Joan Chen, cast wildly against type as a frumpy (until …

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Wynn Handman, Influential Director and Teacher, Dies at 97

Wynn Handman, Influential Director and Teacher, Dies at 97

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Wynn Handman, a director and acting teacher who shaped the careers of Dustin Hoffman, Joel Grey, Faye Dunaway, Richard Gere and other stars in his acting classes and at the influential American Place Theater in Manhattan, which he co-founded, died on Saturday at his …

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Judge Justin Walker: Trump nominates Kavanaugh protégé to most influential DC court

Judge Justin Walker: Trump nominates Kavanaugh protégé to most influential DC court

Donald Trump has nominated a protégé of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, the judicial body widely considered the second-most powerful in the US behind the Supreme Court. The president’s nomination of federal District Court Judge Justin Walker, 37, received immediate applause on Friday from Mr McConnell and constitutional conservative Senate hardliners Rand …

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