Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner's address book, circa 1950-1956 Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner's address book, circa 1950-1956 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Fine Art

Peek Inside The 'Little Black Books' Of Some Famous American Artists

Mary Savig, curator at the Archives of American Art in Washington, D.C., says the contact lists reveal a lot about the artists' personal and professional networks.

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A Colombian Kingpin Gets The 'Goodfellas' Treatment In 'Narcos'

A new Netflix series offers a fictionalized account of how smuggler Pablo Escobar built his cocaine empire. The show is compelling and complex — especially for fans of classic crime stories.

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Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years Of Recovery And Reflection

The Survivors' Street: 10 Years Of Life After Katrina

NPR first visited Schnell Drive in St. Bernard Parish 10 years ago to speak with the Bordelon family as they rebuilt their home after Katrina's destruction. Unlike many, they're still there today.

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