Alaskan natives reflect on Russian colonization and indigenous identity in a new exhibition.
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Miller inspires his collaborators with his approach to the creative process.
The ordinary is lifted to the level of metaphor in Miller's work.
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A cache of documents sheds light on the author of the Emancipation Proclamation and his fifteen-year legal career.
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Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.
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The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein
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