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Alexander the Great and the rise of clean-shaven men

You’ve seen the movies about the ancients and their adventures fighting gods and monsters, with all the men in strappy sandals and bits of cloth or leather here and there. One other thing they have in common: they all have beards, the…

James Rosenquist, Pop Art Pioneer, Dies at 83

James Rosenquist, who helped define Pop Art in its 1960s heyday with his boldly scaled painted montages of commercial imagery, died on Friday in New York City. He was 83 years old. His wife, Mimi Thompson, said Mr. Rosenquist died at his…
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