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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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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

Frits Thaulow, Cottages in the Snow, 1891 Bequest of David P. Kimball in memory of his wife, Clara Bertram Kimball/Museum of Fine Arts, Boston hide caption

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Bequest of David P. Kimball in memory of his wife, Clara Bertram Kimball/Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

José Clemente Orozco, Rear Guard, 1929, lithograph. Collection of the McNay Art Museum, Museum purchase with funds from the Cullen Foundation, the Friends of the McNay, Charles Butt, Margaret Pace Willson, and Jane and Arthur Stieren José Clemente Orozco / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SOMAAP, Mexico hide caption

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José Clemente Orozco / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SOMAAP, Mexico

Looks like your spice rack on steroids? Nope. Although the colors are a feast for the eyes. Caitlin Cunningham Photography/Forbes Pigment Collection at the Harvard Art Museums hide caption

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Caitlin Cunningham Photography/Forbes Pigment Collection at the Harvard Art Museums

French woman conductor for the Paris Trolley Company, 1917 Excelsior – L'Equipe/Roger – Violett/National WWI Museum and Memorial hide caption

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Excelsior – L'Equipe/Roger – Violett/National WWI Museum and Memorial