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1400: Rain God

This Mixtec figure from the Middle Post Classic Period (1200-1400) represents a person impersonating a deity—a practice whereby the god would have been brought into the world of human experience. The undersized symbolic weapon and shield, as well as the … Continue reading

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1974: I Like America and America Likes Me

For his 1974 conceptual art piece I Like America and America Likes Me, the German artist Joseph Beuys flew to New York City and, wrapped in felt, was driven in an ambulance to the Rene Block Gallery. There, he spent … Continue reading

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