Origin of renown
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Bisa Butler’s 2021 “I Go to Prepare a Place for You,” is a textile portrait of Harriet Tubman, equally commanding and more explicitly regal than Sherald’s depiction of an ordinary woman thrust into posthumous renown.Breonna Taylor’s image adorned T-shirts, signs and street murals. Now her portrait is in the Smithsonian.|Philip Kennicott|September 8, 2021|Washington Post
Meanwhile, On’s marketing chief, Robayna, says the company has hired a lawyer to secure residence status in Switzerland for Lobalu, whose renown has grown among the country’s runners.The Olympic Refugee Team Was Created to Offer Hope. Some Athletes Are Running Away From It|Vivienne Walt|July 8, 2021|Time
The Brooklyn-born architect, who passed away on May 10 at age 85, first gained renown as an interior architect when he opened his practice in 1965.Remembering the architect who birthed our obsession with beautiful office interiors|Anne Quito|May 15, 2021|Quartz
The first Danish series to gain international renown was the 2007 show Forbrydelsen, which followed the investigation of a single crime, with each episode chronicling a day in the investigation.One Good Thing: A Danish drama perfect for political devotees, now on Netflix|Emily VanDerWerff|September 11, 2020|Vox
Simmons is an interesting role model given her renown as a multi-media, feminist artist.
But, the Yahwist describes the Nephilim as “heroes that were of old, warriors of renown,” not as gods or even demi-gods.The Backstory of ‘Noah’ Is Full of Giants, Horny Angels, and a Grieving God|Tim Townsend|March 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Especially those whose renown is related to a moral failing.Porn Company Wants Amanda Knox To Star In Adult Entertainment Film|Lizzie Crocker|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lukashenko openly despised Sannikov and his wife, Irina Khalip, an investigative reporter of international renown.Forget Kim Jong Un—China’s New Favorite Dictator Is Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko.|Kapil Komireddi|January 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Joyce, for his part, later grumbled that Eliot gained renown by borrowing from his Ulysses.
In choosing Massna to carry to Paris the tidings of peace, it was not only his prestige and renown which influenced Bonaparte.
Among them was the famous favourite violin of Paganini, the renown of which, says M. Vuillaume, "was equal to that of its master."Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
His military renown rested largely on his ability to carry out, without hesitation and jealousy, the commands of others.
Not once, by word or deed, can we discern that he cherished any idea of future renown.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
Her talents, her accomplishments, her fascinating conversational eloquence, had spread her renown widely through Europe.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott