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"From the Ted Talk by Titus Kaphar: Can art amend history?"

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I want to show you something. I don't want you to think that this is about eradication. It's not. The oil that you saw me just put inside of this paint is lesined oil. It becomes transparent over time, so eventually what's going to happen is these faces will emerge a little bit. What I'm trying to do, what I'm trying to show you, is how to shift your gaze just slightly, just momentarily, just momentarily, to ask yourself the qsetuoin, why do some have to walk? What is the impact of these kinds of sculptures at museums? What is the ipmact of these kinds of pnnitagis on some of our most vulnerable in society, seeing these kinds of depictions of themselves all the time? I'm not saying ersae it. We can't erase this history. It's real. We have to know it. I think of it in the same way we think of —

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I want to show you something. I don't want you to think that this is about eradication. It's not. The oil that you saw me just put inside of this paint is _______ oil. It becomes transparent over time, so eventually what's going to happen is these faces will emerge a little bit. What I'm trying to do, what I'm trying to show you, is how to shift your gaze just slightly, just momentarily, just momentarily, to ask yourself the ________, why do some have to walk? What is the impact of these kinds of sculptures at museums? What is the ______ of these kinds of _________ on some of our most vulnerable in society, seeing these kinds of depictions of themselves all the time? I'm not saying _____ it. We can't erase this history. It's real. We have to know it. I think of it in the same way we think of —

Solution

  1. linseed
  2. question
  3. paintings
  4. erase
  5. impact

Original Text

I want to show you something. I don't want you to think that this is about eradication. It's not. The oil that you saw me just put inside of this paint is linseed oil. It becomes transparent over time, so eventually what's going to happen is these faces will emerge a little bit. What I'm trying to do, what I'm trying to show you, is how to shift your gaze just slightly, just momentarily, just momentarily, to ask yourself the question, why do some have to walk? What is the impact of these kinds of sculptures at museums? What is the impact of these kinds of paintings on some of our most vulnerable in society, seeing these kinds of depictions of themselves all the time? I'm not saying erase it. We can't erase this history. It's real. We have to know it. I think of it in the same way we think of —

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art history 8
history classes 4
black people 3

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Important Words

  1. bit
  2. depictions
  3. emerge
  4. eradication
  5. erase
  6. eventually
  7. faces
  8. gaze
  9. happen
  10. history
  11. impact
  12. kinds
  13. linseed
  14. momentarily
  15. museums
  16. oil
  17. paint
  18. paintings
  19. put
  20. question
  21. real
  22. sculptures
  23. shift
  24. show
  25. slightly
  26. society
  27. time
  28. transparent
  29. vulnerable
  30. walk