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Race on to save incredible medieval wall paintings in Norfolk

A treasury of medieval wall paintings glows from one of Norfolk’s most remote churches. It has no village, no road and no electricity – but devoted campaigners are determined to save the deteriorating art  Tiny Crostwight church stands in fields. It lost its village centuries ago and much of its tower more than 100 years ago.  …

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Review | One of history’s most seductive and troubling representations of race

Placeholder while article actions load NEW YORK — In 2014, the Metropolitan Museum of Art mounted a large and revelatory survey of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, one of the leading sculptors of 19th-century Europe. It left the impression of an artist of extraordinary talent and inventiveness, maybe not as great as his compatriot, Rodin, but close enough. …

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