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Art vs. Life

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It’s a colossal work of art – 18 feet long and 12 feet high.     John Adams, who is depicted standing heroically dead center, called it the “Shin Painting.”  That’s because once it was mounted on the wall of the US Capitol building rotunda, where it remains to this day, the typical viewer would be staring directly at his shins.  There was… Read more »