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Mochica, North Coast, possibly La Mina, Forehead Ornament with Feline Head and Octopus Tentacles Ending in Catfish Heads, 100 – 800 A.D., gold, chrysocolla, and shells. MUSEO DE LA NACIÓN, LIMA, PHOTO ©DANIEL GIANNONI.
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The Art That Made Peru Peru

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When Irving Penn Shot Real Women

The nudes Steichen found problematic. Read More

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Irving Penn’s Modern Venus

In a photo recalling an ancient sculpture, he transformed a female nude into a timeless fertility goddess. Read More