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Hope Gangloff, Queen Jane Approximately, 2011. Acrylic on canvas, 66 x 108 inches. Collection of Alturas Foundation, San Antonio, Texas © Hope Gangloff. Adam Reich/Courtesy of the Artist and Susan Inglett Gallery, NYC hide caption

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Adam Reich/Courtesy of the Artist and Susan Inglett Gallery, NYC

Visitor experiencing Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirrored Room—My Heart Is Dancing into the Universe (2018), part of the 2022 exhibition One with Eternity: Yayoi Kusama in the Hirshhorn Collection at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Matailong Du/Courtesy Ota Fine Arts and Victoria Miro, London/Venice. © YAYOI KUSAMA. hide caption

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Matailong Du/Courtesy Ota Fine Arts and Victoria Miro, London/Venice. © YAYOI KUSAMA.

Dots all, folks—at the Hirshhorn, artist Yayoi Kusama immerses viewers in infinity

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Installation view of Joseph Wright of Derby's An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump, in "Science and the Sublime: A Masterpiece by Joseph Wright of Derby." The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens hide caption

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The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

A mad scientist and his bird in a bubble: The story behind a peculiar painting

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Elise Tensley, Kellen Johnson and Traci Archable-Frederick are three of the 17 security guards who curated Guarding the Art. Christopher Myers/Courtesy of the Baltimore Museum of Art hide caption

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Meet the security guards moonlighting as curators at the Baltimore Museum of Art

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Picture for Women, 1979, transparency in lightbox Jeff Wall/© Jeff Wall; Courtesy the artist and Glenstone Museum hide caption

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Jeff Wall/© Jeff Wall; Courtesy the artist and Glenstone Museum

Why the photographer Jeff Wall relies on memory — not his camera — to make his art

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Thomas Gainsborough's The Blue Boy (ca. 1770) installation view in the Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington; Kehinde Wiley's A Portrait of a Young Gentleman (2021) installation view in the Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington Joshua White/The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens hide caption

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Joshua White/The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

2 portraits of young men face off — and show a story about race in the history of art

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Robert Longo, Untitled (Capitol), 2012-2013. Charcoal on mounted paper. Installation image by Lance Gerber for the Palm Springs Art Museum's exhibition Storm of Hope: Law & Disorder. Robert Longo/Metro Pictures, New York; Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles hide caption

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Robert Longo/Metro Pictures, New York; Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles

Sandro Botticelli, Ideal Portrait of a Lady ("Simonetta Vespucci"), 1475-80, tempera on poplar panel Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin hide caption

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Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Alice Neel, Self‑Portrait, 1980 National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C/The Estate of Alice Neel hide caption

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National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C/The Estate of Alice Neel

Frida Kahlo, Diego and Frida 1929 – 1944, 1944, oil on masonite with original painted shell frame, private collection, courtesy Galería Arvi © 2021 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York hide caption

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© 2021 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Deborah Willis, I Made Space For a Good Man, 2009, Lithograph, gift from the collection of Winston and Carolyn Lowe in honor of Brandywine founder, Allan L. Edmunds, 2019.18.35 Deborah Willis/Courtesy of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia hide caption

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Deborah Willis/Courtesy of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

The Stoop Stare Down (Nia & Afiya, Two Generations in Harlem), Jan. 26, 2020, 3:30 p.m., 42 degrees Ruben Natal-San Miguel/Ruben Natal-San Miguel & Postmasters Gallery hide caption

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Ruben Natal-San Miguel/Ruben Natal-San Miguel & Postmasters Gallery