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This Day in the Arts: July 28

1866:

British children’s author Beatrix Potter, creator of the character Peter Rabbit, is born.

1887:

French-American artist Marcel Duchamp is born. He is associated with the Surrealist and Dada art movements.

1902:

Australian Aborigine artist Albert Namatjira is born. He would make history both in art, with a sold-out 1938 exhibition, and as the first Northern Territory Aborigine to be freed of the legislation that made Aborigines wards of the state.


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