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Near Newtown, U.S. gun ethos on display at museum
Connecticut's familiarity with weapons manufactured for personal use long predates the horrifying recent mass killing in Newtown, one of the worst outbursts of gun violence in American history. About 50 miles northeast of the village, Hartford's Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art records the historical culture of guns in several acute and significant ways.
By Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times Art Critic
December 20, 2012