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Combing Hair, Syracuse, N.Y., 1986, High Museum of Art, gift of Eric Ceputis and David W. Williams, 2017 Dawoud Bey hide caption

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The Picture Show

'An American Project': For Decades, Dawoud Bey Has Chronicled Black Life

Bey has spent more than 40 years documenting Black Americans, from Harlem to Louisiana. The first museum retrospective of his work is now touring the country.

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Entirely Different Way Michita
Against A Paler Sun Hushed
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Remembering Avishai Cohen
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'An American Project': For Decades, Dawoud Bey Has Chronicled Black Life

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Writer Jackie Wang's debut poetry collection is called The Sunflower Cast A Spell To Save Us From The Void. Nightboat Books hide caption

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With Sunflowers As Her Guide, Poet Tunes In To Dream Life For Debut Collection

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Take It Easy Triathalon
Mellow Moves Triathalon
4th Chamber El Michels Affair
Duel of the Iron Mics El Michels Affair
Kodac Moment Moonlit Sailor
Colors In Stereo Moonlit Sailor
Airlanes Run_Return
Mulago Alfa Mist
Glad I Lived Alfa Mist
Visions The Breathing Effect
Streetlights Out of Focus The Breathing Effect
Hey Ya Booker T. Jones

"I've always wanted to just be an actor ... that's all I've ever wanted to be, playing different roles," Hal Holbrook told NPR in 2008. He is shown above in his New York apartment in February 1973. Jerry Mosey/AP hide caption

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Actor Hal Holbrook, Who Played Mark Twain Longer Than Twain Himself, Dies At 95

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