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1889: Artist-in-Residence

The celebrated 19th century French painter and sculptor Rosa Bonheur was known for wearing men’s pants, shirts, and ties, as well as participating in traditionally masculine activities such as hunting and smoking. She lived with her lifelong partner, Nathalie Micas … Continue reading

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1955: Tomorrow is Never

Kay Sage: Tomorrow is Never (1955) DESTINY If I turn back at least I shall not have the sun in my face. But then there will always be the long shadow of myself before me.

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1933: Dreams of the Third Reich

A selection from Charlotte Beradt’s Dreams of the Third Reich. Beradt was a journalist in Germany when Hitler took power and, inspired by the first dream below “set out to collect the dreams the Nazi regime had generated”—which she did … Continue reading

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1918: Munitions Girls

Stanhope Forbes: The Munitions Girls (1918)

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1966: Dublin Sky

Evelyn Hofer: Dublin Sky (1966); from Dublin: A Portrait (1967).

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1957: South to Southwesterly Winds Tomorrow

Kay Sage: South to Southwesterly Winds Tomorrow (1957)

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1953: And Then We Saw the Daughter of the Minotaur

Leonora Carrington: And Then We Saw the Daughter of the Minotaur (1953)

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2018: New City

Rim Lee: New City (2018); from a series.

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1927: Festival

Maruja Mallo: La Verbena [The Festival] (1927)

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370 BC: Numberless Democrituses Like Himself

The pre-Socratic philosopher Democritus (c. 460 – c. 370 BC) believed in an infinite universe, and therefore in an infinite number of worlds. Some might be bigger or smaller than earth, he concluded; some might have more moons or suns, … Continue reading

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