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Frédéric Bazille's The Family Gathering has none of the quick, airy brushstrokes his future impressionist peers would discover; but the sunshine is there, as are the bright colors. Musee d'Orsay, Paris/Courtesy of the National Gallery of Art hide caption

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Meet Frédéric Bazille, The Impressionist Painter Who Could Have Been

Bazille was part of a circle of artists eager to make a mark on the 1860s art scene. He helped lay the groundwork for the impressionist movement, but died in battle before it was fully formed.

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Antimony of Affection FLVKE
Sorama Love DJ Sorama

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Poll: Americans Increasingly Think Their Health Care Will Get Worse

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Remembrance Yussef Kamaal
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Getting Better The Beatles
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Meet Frédéric Bazille, The Impressionist Painter Who Could Have Been

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In the Androgynous Dark Brambles

Orlando, whose nickname is the Wolf, is a human smuggler in Matamoros who says far fewer people want to employ his services and jump the border, with the Trump administration. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Illegal Border Crossings Are Down, And So Is Business For Smugglers

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Black Balloons Local Natives

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Top 20 Percent Of Americans 'Hoard The American Dream'

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Dear Lillie Aether
What Will Become of Us Aether
Angels (Kygo Edit) The XX
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Activists Build Human Rights Abuse Cases With Help From Cellphone Videos

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