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Thomas Gainsborough's The Blue Boy (ca. 1770) installation view in the Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington; Kehinde Wiley's A Portrait of a Young Gentleman (2021) installation view in the Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington Joshua White/The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens hide caption

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2 portraits of young men face off — and show a story about race in the history of art

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Robert Longo, Untitled (Capitol), 2012-2013. Charcoal on mounted paper. Installation image by Lance Gerber for the Palm Springs Art Museum's exhibition Storm of Hope: Law & Disorder. Robert Longo/Metro Pictures, New York; Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles hide caption

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Sandro Botticelli, Ideal Portrait of a Lady ("Simonetta Vespucci"), 1475-80, tempera on poplar panel Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin hide caption

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Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Alice Neel, Self‑Portrait, 1980 National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C/The Estate of Alice Neel hide caption

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Alyssa Monks, Transfixed (drawing), 2020, vine charcoal on paper Copyright Alyssa Monks/Courtesy of Forum Gallery, New York hide caption

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Frida Kahlo, Diego and Frida 1929 – 1944, 1944, oil on masonite with original painted shell frame, private collection, courtesy Galería Arvi © 2021 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York hide caption

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© 2021 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Deborah Willis, I Made Space For a Good Man, 2009, Lithograph, gift from the collection of Winston and Carolyn Lowe in honor of Brandywine founder, Allan L. Edmunds, 2019.18.35 Deborah Willis/Courtesy of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia hide caption

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After the deaths of his father and brother in 1917 and 1918, Duncan Phillips found solace in art. His wife, Marjorie Phillips, was a painter. They opened The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., in 1921. They are pictured in the Main Gallery, circa 1920. The Phillips Collection hide caption

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The Phillips Collection

Happy Birthday To The Phillips Collection, America's First Museum Of Modern Art

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The Stoop Stare Down (Nia & Afiya, Two Generations in Harlem), Jan. 26, 2020, 3:30 p.m., 42 degrees Ruben Natal-San Miguel/Ruben Natal-San Miguel & Postmasters Gallery hide caption

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