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In this allegory, Time, with his hourglass, presents Venus, the goddess of love, with a mature rose, as if to remind her that earthly love is as fleeting as a rose’s bloom. In response, Venus reveals her higher identity as a symbol of enduring…

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One of the most celebrated American photographers working today, Catherine Opie first gained national recognition in the early 1990s for her intimate portraits of gender nonconforming friends and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender friends and…

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Anima, which means “soul” in Latin and is the root of the word animation, is from a series of works inspired by Renaissance paintings of figures against neutral backgrounds. The panels show three people who have been directed to express a series…

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Alfred Jensen merged color theory with grids and symmetrical arrangements of writing, numbers, signs, and symbols, to transmute complex scientific, linguistic, and mathematical systems into thickly painted compositions. Jensen described his work as…

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