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Years ago, John Sonsini began approaching men in Los Angeles who were looking for work — and offering them modeling jobs. The results are on view in a show called Cowboy Stories & New Paintings. Above, Saul & Lorenzo, 2008. John Sonsini hide caption

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Artist Says His Portraits Of Day Laborers Are Paintings — Not Statements

Years ago, John Sonsini began approaching men in Los Angeles who were looking for work — and offering them modeling jobs. The results are on view in a show called Cowboy Stories & New Paintings.

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Years ago, John Sonsini began approaching men in Los Angeles who were looking for work — and offering them modeling jobs. The results are on view in a show called Cowboy Stories & New Paintings. Above, Saul & Lorenzo, 2008. John Sonsini hide caption

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Artist Says His Portraits Of Day Laborers Are Paintings — Not Statements

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Green Gartside of Scritti Politti, the band best known for the 1985 hit "Perfect Way." Music writer Maura Johnston argues that we should explore more of Gartside's work, which bridged punk and pop. Tom Sheehan /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Scritti Politti And The Punk/Pop Inflection Point

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A man wearing a face mask has his temperature checked before entering a community hospital in Shanghai on Thursday. China's official death toll and infection numbers from the deadly COVID-19 coronavirus spiked dramatically on Thursday after authorities changed their counting methods. Noel Celis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A Change In How 1 Chinese Province Reports Coronavirus Adds Thousands Of Cases

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An artist's rendering of DNA. Scientists have found traces of DNA that they say is evidence that prehistoric humans procreated with an unknown hominin group in West Africa. Westend61/Getty Images/Westend61 hide caption

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'Ghost' DNA In West Africans Complicates Story Of Human Origins

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Acting Customs and Border Protection director Mark Morgan speaks with reporters in the briefing room at the White House, on Nov. 14, 2019. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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CBP Chief Admits Officers 'Overzealous'; Critics Say Iranians And Others Targeted

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