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Articles with keyword "Twentienth century"

Crowd at Coney Island

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The Coney Island Exhibition That Captures Its Highs and Lows

For more than a century, Coney Island has stirred our senses.

Book jacket for The Crusades of Cesar Chavez

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New Biography of Cesar Chavez Unearths Gritty Truth

The charismatic organizer and leader faltered as an administrator. 

Susan Sontag captured by photographer Peter Hujar in 1975.

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Notes on Sontag

A new film on Susan Sontag gives an intimate look at her passions.

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Writing Chicago

From Upton Sinclair to Richard Wright, Chicago has produced writers whose work reflects the spirit of the day.

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The Nuances of Money

An interview with author James L. W. West III.

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Almost a Masterpiece

The early version of what became The Great Gatsby will soon be in print.

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American Modernists

An exhibition focuses on the twentieth-century artists who created a new aesthetic.

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The Medici of the New World

How an art-loving physician named Albert C. Barnes took revenge on the critics by building a collection barred to them.

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The Dance Master

Videos, photographs, and manuscripts document the legacy of choreographer Jerome Robbins.

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Extraordinary Lives

A group who saved Western art from Nazi looting and a California farmer who redefined ancient warfare are included in the latest list of National Humanities Medalists.