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Weekend Words: Blue

by Weekend Editors on June 28, 2015

Mary Cassatt,

The Guardian reported this week that Queen Elizabeth appeared “unimpressed by a painting given to her by the German president, Joachim Gauck.”

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Weekend Words: Change

by Weekend Editors on June 21, 2015

Hendrick van Balen,

Last week, the world lost Ornette Coleman, whose 1959 releases The Shape of Jazz to Come and Change of the Century marked the advent of free jazz and changed the face of music forever.

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Weekend Words: Wreck

by Weekend Editors on June 14, 2015

Caspar David Friedrich,

“Contemporary art’s job is to wreck what came before.” John Waters, from his commencement speech at the Rhode Island School of Design last weekend.

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Weekend Words: Shark

by Weekend Editors on June 7, 2015

John Singleton Copley,

Today is Damien Hirst’s 50th birthday.

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Weekend Words: Sweet

by Weekend Editors on May 31, 2015

Georg Flegel,

Tomorrow begins National Candy Month.

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Weekend Words: Arm

by Weekend Editors on May 24, 2015

Federico Fiori Barocci,

This week came the report of a new robotic arm that can be operated with the power of thought.

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Weekend Words: Nails

by Weekend Editors on May 17, 2015

Hans Holbein the Younger,

As reported this week in the New York Times, Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered emergency measures to address wage theft and health hazards faced by the thousands of people who work in New York State’s nail salon industry

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Weekend Words: Mother

by Weekend Editors on May 10, 2015

Mary Cassatt,

Happy Mother’s Day.

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Weekend Words: Left

by Weekend Editors on May 3, 2015

Andrea del Sarto,

On Thursday, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced his candidacy for President, and will run against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination.

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Weekend Words: Piano

by Weekend Editors on April 26, 2015

Édouard Vuillard,

On Mayday, the new Whitney Museum, designed by Renzo Piano, opens to the public.

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