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News
A letter from the collection.
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Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum Acquires Pre-Raphaelite Letters

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology at Oxford University has acquired a trove of illustrated letters that artist and designer Sir Edward Burne-Jones wrote to his close friend Helen Mary (May) Gaskell for £200,000 (about $312,000). The acquisition represents … Read More


News
Pyongyang propaganda poster.

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Morning Links: North Korean Propaganda Edition

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Investigations
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The Real Thing?

A fingerprint has intensified the debate about the origin of a mysterious drawing sold at auction for $21,850. Experts don't agree whether it's a 19th–century German work or a genuine Leonardo worth $150 million. Read More


Profiles
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Turning the Subject into the Artist

Oliver Herring is guided by social interaction—in communally made photosculptures, in giddy performances where volunteers take on bizarre tasks, and in videos featuring strangers who come by his Brooklyn studio. Read More