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Francisco Goya, the Social Revolutionist



Spanish Inquisition Photographic Depiction, Photo by Adrian Parker

Just as Johnson’s speech promoted the ideals of change and egalitarianism, many American’s hoped the current Obama administration would be able, in a few short months, to change the course of an American history built upon a foundation of inequity.

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When Christine Lagarde Talks, Everyone Listens



Christine Lagarde at IMF Headquarters, Photo by IMF

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 01:14 AM EDT, 27 September 2012 WASHINGTON, DC – Christine Lagarde, the International Monetary Fund, Managing Director is arguably the most powerful woman in global finance next to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Merkel is noted for her role in trying to resolve the Eurozone debt crisis, as leader of Europe’s […]

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Fernando Botero | Amedeo Modigliani



Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, La Grande Odalisque, 1814

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 00:31 AM EDT, Sunday, 7 August 2011 An Odalisque (Turkish: Odalık) was a female slave in an Ottoman seraglio. She was an assistant or apprentice to the concubines and wives, and she might rise in status to become one of them. Most odalisque were part of the Imperial Harem, that […]

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Carlos Baute | Marta Sánchez



Ankara Fabric Nigerian Fashion

Watch Carlos Baute’s sultry duet with Spanish diva Marta Sánchez in the official video of ‘Colgado En Tus Manos.’

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Salvador Dalí



The Three Sphinxes of Bikini, 1947

Salvador Dalí’s paintings and art are some of the most recognizable of the Surrealist movement. In large part, he achieved this through a rare combination of creative genius and marketing savvy. Anyone who has read the biography of great artists, or watched movies about their lives, will undoubtedly note that these artists rarely achieved fame or monetary success during their lifetimes.

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