An Interview with Cornelio Campos

The artist, whose mural in Durham honors Diego Rivera, talks about his family, his heritage, and artistic influences.

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Frida and Diego at the NCMA

Curator Jen Dasal introduces the exhibition, setting these colorful works in the context of the Mexican Revolution of the early 20th century.

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Honoring Frida Kahlo’s Life and Legacy

Artist Peter Marin has created an ofrenda to pay respect to Frida Kahlo as an artist, and to celebrate her contributions to Mexico and Mexican culture.

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Bauhaus to Black Mountain

Escaping the censorship and racism of Nazi Germany, Josef and Anni Albers arrived in the U.S. as refugees and émigré artist-teachers. In Black Mountain, North Carolina, they left a legacy.

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Invisible No More

Internationally recognized as a founder of the Grammy-nominated folk-rock band The Avett Brothers, Scott Avett is also a visual artist, and his work appears in an NCMA exhibition this fall.

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Do Enjoy But “Do Not Touch”

Most museumgoers know it's not cool to touch works of art, but do they know why? Conservation intern Isabel Green explains how our paws don't have to be that grimy to cause serious damage.

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Humans of the NCMA Sound Off!

Inspired by the anonymous photoblog Humans of New York, Laura Shanahan catches up with a few music and art lovers to find out what the NCMA's summer concerts mean to them.

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Every Picture Tells a Story

In anticipation of the NCMA's highly awaited Monster Drawing Rally, first-time participating artist Kristen Solecki illustrates her personal style in these artful answers to our nosy questions.

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What in the World Is a Grain Mummy?

The NCMA’s only Egyptian mummy was at one time believed to be a fake. We interview Egyptologist Caroline Rocheleau to unravel the mysteries of this humble object.

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More Humans of the NCMA

Inspired by the photoblog Humans of New York, curatorial intern Anna Grace Underwood captures a few more stories.

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First News of the Battle of Lexington

Resisting mythical representations of the War of Independence, painter William Ranney chose to honor the selfless courage and patriotism exhibited by ordinary farmers and tradesman at the start of the revolution.

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