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The Restoration of a Mural Is the Resurrection of Lost History


Noni Olabisi’s painting “To Protect and Serve”—perhaps the most controversial mural in Los Angeles in the past 80 years—features a positive depiction of the Black Panther Party and its contributions to the African-American community. Such information about the party’s constructive role is nowhere to be found in school textbooks.

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The Painting That Saved My Family From the Holocaust


A frightened young woman left her apartment in Munich in November 1938 and returned with the visa that saved her family. A team of German journalists launched an improbable search to find the missing artwork and tell its story.

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Here’s How One German Artist Turned the Tables on the Surveillance State


In his project “Cached Landscapes,” Florian Freier uses a service we’re all familiar with to make an important statement about the ironies of spying in the digital age.

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Dreams of America: Work in Progress


Can the American imaginary be depicted?

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