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A billionaire’s world

By Emily Belz
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Q&A | The Wall Street Journal ’s art market guru, Kelly Crow, explains the boom of high-end art sales

You paid how much?

By Emily Belz
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Art | A handful of billionaires are driving up New York’s art market to unseen heights, but what does that mean for art?

Overdrawn Banksy

Overdrawn Banksy

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Culture | Banality tries to pass for depth at Dismaland

Art without compromise

By Susan Olasky
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Lifestyle | Texas professor uses his work to explore human nature

Woman in Gold raises questions the director probably didn’t intend

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Woman in Gold is based on the true story of Maria Altmann, a Jewish woman who in 1999 at age 83 sued the Austrian government to recover artwork stolen from her…

God’s message in Chinese paintings

By June Cheng
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Art | A group of Christian artists in Beijing hopes to influence their culture through artwork infused with the gospel

Unbroken: A cure for cynicism

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Movies | Some people earn their cynicism through a hard life and serial disappointment. Others (the majority, I suspect, at least in this country) dress up in it as…

Art for the common man

By Emily Scheie
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Lifestyle | Grand Rapids competition brings judges and the rest of us together

A musical experiment filled with sound but lacking passion

By Jeff Koch
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Music | Folk musician and singer Sam Amidon is known for turning old ballads and hymns into eerie, quavering, art-rock experiments. He succeeds even more than usual…

Web Reads: Deconstructing the Rebel Yell

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Describing a battle cry. What did the Rebel Yell sound like and how do you spell it? This essay explores the mystery of the Yell, the history surrounding the…

Which Americans are/were cool?

By Marvin Olasky
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Culture | The most un-cool Washington museum has long been the National Portrait Gallery. It’s not on the National Mall. It had neither a Wright Brothers airplane nor…

Web Reads: Can Vladimir Putin survive? Will the Bee Gees be forgotten?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Survival of the fittest? Can Vladimir Putin Survive? Stratfor CEO George Friedman asks whether Putin will remain Russia’s prime oligarch, given that the…

 
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