Blonde Ambition: Iconic Blondes Shape History

Blondeness was created 11,000 years ago, toward the end of the last ice age, by a genetic mutation that has resulted in a look that some might regard as an iconic ideal. We've heard of Madonna's "Blond Ambition" tour, the blond Barbie, the blond Bond, and even the popular "Legally Blonde" movies. And now, a retrospective on culture's interpretation of blondes has been put in a museum. The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis is presenting "Beauty and the...Full Story
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