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Artist John McLaughlin’s long-overdue show

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Now showing at a major museum: paintings by the influential 20th century artist John McLaughlin. You say you’re not familiar with his work? Neither was our Ben Tracy:  In the world of abstract expressionism there are certain names that come to mind: Pollock. Rothko. de Kooning. But a new exhibit …

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Enter legendary artist Yayoi Kusama’s infinite world

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Washington is the first stop of a North American tour for a new exhibit by legendary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Her “Infinity Mirrors” exhibit at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is a collection of psychedelic art that appears to go on forever. The first 9,000 tickets were reserved in …

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Misty Copeland's "Ballerina Body" is "not a dieting book"

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Misty Copeland is one of the world’s most recognized ballerinas. She made history as the first female black principal ballerina at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. Now she’s out with a new book, “Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You.” “This is …

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9 ways "Beauty and the Beast" differs from the original

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As everyone returned to work Monday morning, it’s safe to assume rooms were buzzing with discussions about the highly anticipated “Beauty and the Beast” remake that debuted over the weekend. Some may have been covering their ears, while others thoroughly examined each and every detail — good or bad — …

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Betsey Johnson, fashion's free spirit

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The name BETSEY JOHNSON has always promised fashions that are anything but ordinary. Not surprising, considering that the real-life Betsey Johnson is a bit out of the ordinary, too. With Serena Altschul this morning we’ll pay her a visit:  A Betsey Johnson fashion show can seem a bit like a …

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