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READ: “Andy Warhol Polaroids, 1958—1987″

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GO SEE: “Becoming Jewish: Warhol’s Liz and Marilyn” at the Jewish Museum
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GO SEE: “Becoming Jewish: Warhol’s Liz and Marilyn” at the Jewish Museum

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Two of Andy Warhol's favorite muses take center canvas later this month at the Jewish Museum. On view  from September 25, 2015 to February 7, 2016, Becoming...

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OWN: Amandla Stenberg’s “NIOBE” Comic Book Coming This Fall

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Activist and actress Amandla Stenberg’s will add writer to her CV this fall after NIOBE: She is Life, her comic book about a badass warrior elf-human hybird...

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