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Close-up detail of an abstract painting that features dense and chaotic brushstrokes of pale gray, lavender, and cobalt.

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Photographer Cara Romero redefines contemporary Native art; Lorna Simpson collaborates with Rihanna; Amanda Gorman, National Youth Poet Laureate, will perform at President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration; and more.
A black-and-white photograph of a light-skinned adult woman holding a newspaper with news about World War II. She wears a coat and her short, curly hair is caught in the wind.
Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Margaret Bourke-White, ca. 1940; Gelatin silver print, 10 x 10 1/2 in.; NMWA, Gift of Helen Cumming Ziegler; Photograph by Louise Dahl-Wolfe © 1989 Center for Creative Photography, Arizona Board of Regents

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Graciela Iturbide confronts what she calls “Mexico’s death fantasy” as it appears in the street, at festivals, and in the cemetery.
A black-and-white photograph shows the back of a woman as she crests a rocky path above a vast desert landscape beneath an expansive sky. Her traditional, ethnic full skirt, long-sleeved blouse, and long, straight, dark hair contrasts with the modern portable stereo she carries.
Graciela Iturbide, Mujer Ángel (Angel Woman), Sonoran Desert, 1979; Collection of Elizabeth and Michael Marcus; © Graciela Iturbide; Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston