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    • The Art of Rivalry

    • Four Friendships, Betrayals, and Breakthroughs in Modern Art
    • By: Sebastian Smee
    • Narrated by: Bob Souer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Rivalry is at the heart of some of the most famous and fruitful relationships in history. The Art of Rivalry follows eight celebrated artists, each linked to a counterpart by friendship, admiration, envy, and ambition. All eight are household names today. But to achieve what they did, each needed the influence of a contemporary - one who was equally ambitious but who possessed sharply contrasting strengths and weaknesses.

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    • By Gabriele on 06-03-17

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    • An Art Critic Weighs In: Here’s Why You’re Enchanted by That Google Art-Selfie App

    • By: Sebastian Smee
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    When Google’s art selfie craze went mega-viral on the weekend, a moment of pure pop-culture magic unfurled before our eyes. As most people know by now, Google’s Arts and Culture smartphone app matches your selfie to a portrait in a museum collection in the Google Cultural Institute’s database.

    "An Art Critic Weighs In: Here’s Why You’re Enchanted by That Google Art-Selfie App" is from the January 18, 2018 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sebastian Smee and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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