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Versatile, Smudgy, Suitable For Women? Exhibition Traces The History Of Pastels

Pastels are fragile and therefore difficult to put on public display. But an exhibition in Washington, D.C., has 64 artworks on view, and celebrates centuries of artists working in the chalky medium.

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Versatile, Smudgy, Suitable For Women? Exhibition Traces The History Of Pastels

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Turquoise Joan Baez
Postcard From 1952 Explosions in the Sky
Medlow Bath Anatole
Forest for the Trees Anatole

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'A Great Burden Was Lifted': A Father's Made-Up Day Of Forgiveness

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Towboat Theme Blue Dot Sessions
Gondola Blue Blue Dot Sessions
Cold Water, Walk Further Cross Record
Migration Marley Carroll
Luna Moth Marley Carroll
Explore, Be Curious Cloudkicker
You and Yours Cloudkicker
Friday I'm in Love 8-Bit Misfits

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