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An Overdue Celebration for an Unruly Landmark of Feminist Art

What to do with Judy Chicago’s “The Dinner Party”? Put it on a pedestal, and many will shout it down, as several politicians (all men, all outraged) did, during a televised congressional debate, in 1990, when the art work was offered a permanent home, at a proposed museum at the University of the District of Columbia. Put it in storage, where it languished for the better part of fourteen years, between 1988 and 2002, and the injustice rankles. It’s likely that no one felt it more keenly than Chicago herself,…

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VIDEO: Young Real Madrid fan copies Cristiano Ronaldo’s trademark celebration

The number seven wasn’t the only person in the stadium with his unique pose Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Cristiano Ronaldo is pretty much universally adored. The Real Madrid star scored his 410th and 411th goals in the colours of Los Blancos last night as his side enjoyed a 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League. And the Portuguese superstar pulled out his trademark celebration to mark the memorable double. But Real Madrid’s number seven wasn’t the only person in the stadium with his trademark pose. A young girl…

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Aguero is a 'legend' – Guardiola plans celebration as record approaches

Pep Guardiola praised Manchester City “legend” Sergio Aguero, after the striker moved within three goals of the club’s all-time record. The Argentina forward scored his sixth Premier League hat-trick as City beat Watford 6-0 on Saturday. The 29-year-old has 175 goals since joining City in 2011, with Eric Brook holding the club record of 177 goals. “Hopefully that [the record] will happen very soon, and we can have a big celebration,” said Guardiola. Ex-England winger Brook, who was at City from 1928-1940, scored his goals in 494 appearances. Aguero has…

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House of Dior: Golden oldies arrive in Melbourne for NGV celebration of couture

At the same time as Melbourne was hosting the 1956 Olympics, a Christian Dior gown reminiscent of a glimmering gold medal was making its first appearance.  On Thursday, that gown, from the autumn-winter collection of 1956, was in the white-gloved hands of curators at the National Gallery of Victoria as they began the delicate unpacking process for theHouse of Dior: 70 Years of Haute Couture exhibition.  Play VideoDon’t Play Up Next Inside Vogue: an embarrassing Anna Wintour anecdote Play VideoDon’t Play Video duration 01:58 More Fashion Videos Previous slideNext slide…

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At Curlfest, a Celebration of Natural Hair and Black Beauty

As I stood before a slightly foggy bathroom mirror a few weeks ago, my fingers gingerly grasped a few strands of freshly washed hair. Extending my arm, I watched, captivated, as the tightly wound curls lengthened, then quickly sprung back into place. I smiled. It was the first time as an adult that I had seen my hair purely in its natural state. My relationship with my hair has been one of pride and occasional pain. As a child, I relished the sound of beads clinking together at the end…

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