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Once Stored Under A Couch, A Long-Lost Masterpiece By Mexico’s Cabrera Has Resurfaced

An infamous scroll painting from colonial New Spain depicting racial castes was found under a San Franciscan’s couch.

April 1, 2015

Zimmerman Painting Sells For $100,000

Washington (AFP) – A painting by George Zimmerman, whose fatal 2012 shooting of a black teenager triggered an outcry across the United States, sold for just over $100,000 on eBay. The signed patriotic blue-hued portrayal of the Stars and Stripes flag is overlayed with the words “God, One Country, with Liberty and Justice for All” […]

December 24, 2013

Norman Rockwell, Radical

Apparently a painting depicting the cold, hard facts of segregation and racial antagonism in the South in the middle of the twentieth century is a profound move with major political implications. Or so some would have us believe: President Barack Obama has taken a decidedly low-key approach to racial issues since he became America’s first […]

August 25, 2011