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The new exhibition Moundverse Infants at Temple Contemporary in Philadelphia centers around artist Trenton Doyle Hancock's toy dolls. Torpedo Man, the superhero of his artistic cosmology, is portrayed on the left. Courtesy of Temple Contemporary hide caption

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An Artist's Alternative Universe And His Warehouse Full Of Dolls

Trenton Doyle Hancock wasn't allowed to have certain toys as a child. Now he collects them. His new exhibition uses dolls of different skin colors to reflect on race in America.

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The new exhibition Moundverse Infants at Temple Contemporary in Philadelphia centers around artist Trenton Doyle Hancock's toy dolls. Torpedo Man, the superhero of his artistic cosmology, is portrayed on the left. Courtesy of Temple Contemporary hide caption

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An Artist's Alternative Universe And His Warehouse Full Of Dolls

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