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The Rodin Museum in Paris is selling sculptures to pay the bills — and that's exactly as the artist intended. When he died in 1917, Auguste Rodin left the museum plaster casts for just this purpose. Above, The Thinker (Le Penseur) is pictured ahead of the Musée Rodin's reopening in November 2015.
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Since Aug. 6, 1945, artists of every stripe have had to reckon with a world forever altered by nuclear weapons — Hollywood included. Above, Stanley Kubrick's 1964 film, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.
In Jennifer Steinkamp's digital animations, trees gradually change color, lose leaves, sprout new leaves, grow flowers, and drop petals to the ground. She's done a series of such trees in honor of teachers who've had a profound influence on her.
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Maria Ressa, CEO of the Rappler news site, leaves a Philippine regional trial court after being convicted for cyber libel on June 15. Ressa, a veteran journalist and outspoken critic of President Rodrigo Duterte, is the focus of A Thousand Cuts, a documentary to be released virtually in the U.S. on Aug. 7.
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