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“We still live in a world where the color of our skin not only gives a first impression, but a lasting one that remains,” says Brazilian artist Angélica Dass. She shows portraits from Humanae, the photo project she started to highlight the truly multi-colored hues of humankind.

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Just what is the adult coloring book craze all about, anyhow?

Robert Neuwirth at the gesture store.

Step inside an experimental economy with no money — but lots of exchange.

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When Michelangelo’s ambitious paintings premiered in the sixteenth century, they touched off a very modern-sounding social media scandal, says art historian Elizabeth Lev.

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Afghan-born artist Behnaz Babazadeh hopes to spark a conversation about the burka … by wrapping herself in candy.

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Russian artist Uldus creates surreal photographic portraits of maidens, demons, heroines and gnomes.

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Jason deCaires Taylor casts giant cement sculptures that weigh thousands of pounds — and then sinks them into the ocean. His idea: to create a unique underwater gallery that algae, corals and other sea creatures can call home.