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The faith photographer McNair Evans had in his father was rattled when the patriarch died and the secret fact of the family agricultural business being near insolvency was revealed.

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It’s rare that architects have the opportunity to design a building for a UNESCO World Heritage site — much more so for one recently devastated by cultural destruction.

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What Artists Are Thankful For

by Lauren Purje on November 27, 2014

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I spend countless hours alone, ignoring you …

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A turkey isn’t the kind of animal that typically evokes strong feelings. Few of us carnivores interact with it unless we’re eating it.

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Who Invented the Turkey Hand?

by Steven Weinberg on November 27, 2014

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One of the mysteries of the holidays.

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Happy Thanksgiving from Hyperallergic

by Hyperallergic on November 27, 2014

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Thanks to James Kerr for conjuring up the spirit of Thanksgiving for us.

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I’ve never seen a spoiler alert for an art show, but I learned two unexpected facts as I perused the Greer Lankton exhibition at Participant Inc.

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What would Vincent van Gogh’s Thanksgiving spread have looked like? Would Jackson Pollock have been as gestural in his deployment of gravy and cranberry sauce as he was with his paints?

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The beautiful mansion that once stood at 353 Clinton Avenue in Clinton Hill in Brooklyn belonged to the industrialist William Henry Nichols, co-founder of the G. H. Nichols and Company. He was tremendously successful in the chemical business, as is plain to see from the plush interiors of his home.

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Post image for Behold Nazi Postcards from the Infamous Degenerate Art Show

The Nazis, one supposes, fell into the usual trap: they expected everyone to see it their way, no added explanation or convincing necessary.

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