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Her large-scale photographs spike tired conventions of documentary portraiture with freewheeling artifice and invention.
DAWOUD BEY, JASPER JOHNS AND ‘AUTOMANIA’ ARE AMONG THE MANY COMPELLING REASONS TO VISIT MUSEUMS THIS SUMMERSEBASTIAN SMEEJUNE 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Like all of the show’s greatest set pieces, it was a stunning fusion of high artifice and deeply felt emotion.
POSE WAS MORE THAN JUST A TV SHOW. IT CHANGED THE CULTURE, ONSCREEN AND OFFJUDY BERMANJUNE 3, 2021TIME
It might seem out of place on our busy modern calendars — a day shorn, like Rogers’ Hallmark tree, of artifice and pomp.
WE NEED MORE KINDNESS IN OUR LIVES: LET'S MAKE 143 DAY A NATIONAL HOLIDAY TO HONOR MR. ROGERS' LEGACYGREGG BEHR AND RYAN RYDZEWSKIMAY 21, 2021TIME
Liza’s authentic warmth is such a refreshing antidote to Halston’s chilly artifice that a full-on dual portrait might have worked better to deepen both characters.
NETFLIX'S LUSH, DISAPPOINTING HALSTON STRUGGLES TO SAY SOMETHING NEW ABOUT THE LEGENDARY FASHION DESIGNERJUDY BERMANMAY 14, 2021TIME
The history of popular music is a pendulum constantly swinging from authenticity to artifice and back.
BILLIE EILISH: THE WORLD'S A LITTLE BLURRY IS A MOSTLY FASCINATING PORTRAIT OF AN APOCALYPTIC TEEN POP STARJUDY BERMANFEBRUARY 26, 2021TIME
Politicians inevitably must resort to artifice in one way or another about their actual beliefs.
A CONGRESSMAN’S OUTBURST ON THE HOUSE FLOOR PUTS THE SEDITION CAUCUS TO SHAMEGREG SARGENTJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He used every artifice to prevent a collision between the French and Neapolitan troops.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
This way of owning Guilt in a wrong Place, is a common Artifice to hide it in a right one.
A LETTER FROM MR. CIBBER TO MR. POPECOLLEY CIBBER
Artifice is always strictly subordinated, and the poet seems to sing spontaneously.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Then you would recommend rank rebellion, either by force or artifice, according as circumstances might require?
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD

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