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The Highest Form of Flattery

Imitation has long had a bad rap, especially among spokesmen for modern art. “Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal”: T. S. Eliot’s often-cited …

The True Story of Dunkirk, As Told Through the Heroism of the “Medway Queen”

The crew of the <i>Medway Queen</i> was taking on an unusually large load of supplies for their next mission. The cook’s assistant remarked, “Enough grub has …

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What Is ‘Dunkirk’? Everything You Need To Know About the World War II Battle

Christopher Nolan is back with a brand new film this weekend and it’s already earning rave reviews from critics. <i>Dunkirk</i> is a tightly constructed ode …

Why Genghis Khan’s tomb can’t be found

While the great warrior’s tomb may contain treasure from across the ancient Mongol Empire, Mongolians want its location to remain a mystery.<p>This is an outsized land for outsized legends. No roads, no permanent buildings; just unfurling sky, tufted dry grass and streaming wind. We stopped to drink …

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Why Did Michelangelo Hate Raphael So Much? 5 Ferocious Feuds That Shaped Art History

Art World<p>From a Renaissance rivalry to the great clash of critics in NYC.<p>,<p>Throughout art history, the quest for remembrance and dominance has led to …