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Afternoon Art Break

“Esther before Ahasuerus”
Artemisia Gentileschi (ca. 1613–1653)

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Evening Art Break

“Musicians in the Orchestra”
Edgar Degas (1872)

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“The Pont de l’Europe”
Gustave Caillebotte (1876)

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Your Morning Cup of Links

London’s lost modernist masterpiece

The Vienna and Berlin philharmonics during the Third Reich

Yep. Some of us warned you.

Because he’s never met a dictator he doesn’t love.

Revisiting Jane Austen’s unfinished novel

Why it smells so nice after it rains 

“Trump and Bee are on different sides politically, but culturally they are drinking from the same cup, one filled with the poisonous nectar of reality TV and its baseless values, which have now moved to the very center of our national discourse. Trump and Bee share a penchant for verbal cruelty and a willingness to mock the defenseless. Both consider self-restraint, once the hallmark of the admirable, to be for chumps.”

A one-man play of C.S. Lewis’s conversion

The Renaissance at home

Trump’s ‘Buy American, Hire American’ policy is dangerous nonsense. It’s redistribution by another name. 

Umbilical cord blood from babies could help bring back memory for dementia patients

Her sentence is bullshit. She should be in jail for the rest of her life. What a horrible person.

A centenary and recent discoveries shine a spotlight on Rodin 

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Afternoon Art Break

“Visit to a Museum”
Edgar Degas (1880)

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Afternoon Art Break

“The Pleasure Principle (Portrait of Edward James)”
Rene Magritte (1937)

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“Blue and Gray”
Mark Rothko (1961)

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