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Having already remixed Courbet, Matisse and Manet in rhinestones and blazing colors, the artist Mickalene Thomas has bedazzled up Picasso for her new solo show at New York’s Lehmann Maupin gallery.

“Mickalene Thomas: Tête de Femme” is on view through August 8 at New York’s Lehmann Maupin gallery, 540 W. 26th Street.

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Untitled #10, 2014. Courtesy Mickalene Thomas and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong, and ARS (Artists Rights Society), New York; Photo by ShootArt.

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Untitled #1, 2014. Courtesy Mickalene Thomas and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong, and ARS (Artists Rights Society), New York; Photo by Elisabeth Bernstein.

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Untitled #2, 2014. Courtesy Mickalene Thomas and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong, and ARS (Artists Rights Society), New York; Photo by Elisabeth Bernstein.

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Carla, 2014. Courtesy Mickalene Thomas and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong, and ARS (Artists Rights Society), New York; Photo by Elisabeth Bernstein.

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Untitled #6, 2014. Courtesy Mickalene Thomas and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong, and ARS (Artists Rights Society), New York; Photo by ShootArt.

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Untitled #7, 2014. Courtesy Mickalene Thomas and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong, and ARS (Artists Rights Society), New York; Photo by ShootArt.

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Untitled #8, 2014. Courtesy Mickalene Thomas and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong, and ARS (Artists Rights Society), New York; Photo by ShootArt.