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If you know the name Andy Warhol, chances are good that you know of his pictures of soup cans and Marilyn Monroe. Those were just a couple of the images that the New York-based artist made into indelible pieces of our popular culture. But a new exhibit at Atlanta's High Museum of Art shows that Warhol meant so much more to American art.

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On average, women make less than men and hold fewer high-ranking positions. This even holds true in the arts.

The New York Times recently quoted another study that said out the nation’s 13 largest museums, only one is led by a woman.

In addition, a study done by the Freelands Foundation showed that between 2007 and 2013, only 27 percent of solo art shows in American museums were devoted to women.

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Visitors taking in “Hourglass,” artist Daniel Arsham’s new exhibition at the High Museum of Art, will note that Arsham, until recently, was colorblind, and apparently shied away from shades other than black and white in his art until new innovations in ocular technology exposed him to the full array of the color spectrum.

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Art often tells a story. But can it tell our story?

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The High Museum is doing just that in their expansive new exhibit, “Cross Country.” The show collects almost 200 works from artists working at the beginning of the 20th century, and shows the development of American art, region by region.

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