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Home Depot Revamps Tech Leadership With Focus on Customers

[ad_1] Home Depot Inc. is doubling down on online shopping, curbside pickup apps and other digital efforts that helped propel sales during the Covid-19 pandemic, shifting its veteran chief information officer to a new full-time executive role overseeing customer technology. The home-improvement retailer was an early winner during the pandemic, when locked-down consumers turned to …

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‘Turner’s Modern World’ Review: A Painter’s Many High Water Marks

[ad_1] Joseph Mallord William Turner is an institution, admired in his lifetime and today with a wing of Tate Britain dedicated to the vast number of works he bequeathed to the nation. “The Fighting Temeraire, Tugged to Her Last Berth to Be Broken Up” (1839, National Gallery, London) his image of an obsolete man-o-war, sails …

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At-Home Healthcare Is Booming, but Doing It Yourself Isn’t Always a Good Idea

[ad_1] More people are taking their health into their own hands as the Covid-19 pandemic has made it more difficult to see a doctor and get tests done, but taking the do-it-yourself approach requires navigating a lot of technology. The tech industry has raced to fill consumer demand. A flood of new health-tracking wearables, monitors, …

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‘Paintings on Stone: Science and the Sacred 1530-1800’ Review: A Bedrock of Artistic Ingenuity

[ad_1] St.Louis “Paintings on Stone: Science and the Sacred 1530-1800,” on display at the Saint Louis Art Museum, starts out strong, with “The Minions of Henry III” (c. 1570), a stunning image by an unknown artist in the Fontainebleau School, possibly Lucas of Heere. A close-cropped view of three effeminate men in profile, dressed in …

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A Rare Magritte Painting, Created for His Muse, Fetches $79.75 Million

[ad_1] A famous painting by René Magritte sold for $79.75 million, setting a new world auction record for the Surrealist artist in its first time on the market. The price tag, which includes fees, made the work the second-most valuable painting in US dollars ever sold at auction in Europe, according to Sotheby’s. In British …

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‘Science and the Sublime: A Masterpiece by Joseph Wright of Derby’ Review: An Experiment in Enlightenment Creativity

[ad_1] San Marino, Calif. The scientist in the remarkable painting “An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump” (1768)—which is now the focus of an exhibition, “Science and the Sublime: A Masterpiece by Joseph Wright of Derby,” at the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens—is the only figure whose gaze is open, forthright, …

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