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What are the races of the two fighters in Both Members of This Club?

One white and one African-American

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What was Both Members of This Club depicting?

A prize fight in New York City

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Where were prize fights popular?

In New York

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Where was George Bellows born?

In Columbus, Ohio

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What did Bellows play as a youth?

Baseball and basketball

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Where did George Bellows study painting?

In New York

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Who did Bellows study with at the New York School of Art?

Robert Henri

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Who did Bellows show his works with in 1913?

European modernists at the Armory Show in 1913

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When did Bellows die and why?

At 45 of a ruptured appendix

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What did Bellows paint?

Urban life in New York City, seascapes in Many, portraits, other sporting scenes beyond boxing and a series of works relating to World War One

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What English photographer captured the bod in motion?

Eadweard Muybridge

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What is Bellow's body of works characterized by?

Gritty naturalism that came from direct observation of his subjects

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Who did Bellows train under?

Robert Henri

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Who became a leading figure of The Eight

Robert Henri

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What civilization epicted nude athletes?

The Greeks

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What athletic club did Bellows frequent?

The Sharkey Athletic Club in Manhattan

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What work did Bellows base of his visit to the Sharkey Athletic Club?

Stag at Sharkey's

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What law banned public prizefights?

The Lewis Law in New York in 1900

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How did clubs circumvent the Lewis Law?

By temporarily making fighters members of the club

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What law made boxing legal?

The 1911 Fawley Act

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What was the difference in prize-fighting before and after the 1920's?

In its early years it had been popular with people of all social classes while later it was popular with mostly wealthier men

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What African-American fighter is depicted in Both Members of This Club?

Joe Gans, the first black champion boxer