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A Brief History of Controversial Art 

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The Raft of the Medusa, by Gericault

The Sebastian Junger of his day, Gericault sought to make a name for himself by depicting one of the great naval scandals of the day (in which hundreds died and the rest went mad). People were pissed (but it worked!).

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