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Simon Preston

Terence Gower

In 1953, the United States opened a new embassy in Havana. Designed in a modernist style that departed drastically from earlier diplomatic buildings, the structure, which still stands today, has a…

Caragh Thuring

Some say Manet’s Le Bain (1863), later called Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe, inaugurated painting’s modern era. The star of that year’s Salon des Refusés, the canvas grafts studio-bound artifice and…