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Tuesday’s Art Notes

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Russian and French dancers perfom late on September 13, 2010 during the premiere of French contemporary dancer and choreographer Angelin Preljocaj’s ‘Creation 2010’ at the Bolshoi theater in Moscow. Photo by Dmitry Kostyukov/ AFP/ Getty Images

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One of the most famous photographers of the Civil Rights era was also an FBI informant who spied on the movement, via The New York Times.

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In honor of New York Fashion week, Marketplace looks at a growing industry of sustainable and socially-responsible fashion design (including a slide show).

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The epitome of unsustainable fashion, the meat dress worn by Lady Gaga to Sunday’s VMA awards has prompted many to consider the use of meat as an ingredient for contemporary art. ARTINFO has a roundup.

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Historical sites like Monticello are trying to draw a more diverse population of visitors by creating exhibits that speak to a broader range of the American experience, via USA Today.

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