A table (Le Dejeuner), an 1892 oil painting by Edouard Vuillard, appears to show a quiet domestic scene. But Isabelle Cahn, the curator of a new show at the Musee d'Orsay, says this painting actually depicts a scandal-ridden household. Courtesy Musee d'Orsay hide caption

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Elsa Luisa Maria Schiaparelli, seen here in 1947, rose to fashion stardom in the 1930s. George Konig/Getty Images hide caption

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Vaslav Nijinsky as the faun at the premiere of the Ballets Russes' production of Afternoon of the Faun at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris in May 1912. Click here to see the full costume. Edward Gooch/Getty Images hide caption

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The elaborately tiled City Hall subway station in New York City — still extant but now closed to the public, alas — used the Guastavino touch to convince wary city dwellers to head underground for a train trip. Michael Freeman/National Buildling Museum hide caption

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In director Gilles Bourdos' biopic Renoir, Christa Theret plays Andree Heuschling, who served as a muse for both the aging Impressionist master and his young filmmaker son. Samuel Goldwyn Films hide caption

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The Getty Museum is the last€” and only U.S. stop on the world tour of Woman in Blue Reading a Letter. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. On loan from the City of Amsterdam (A. van der Hoop Bequest)/Courtesy of the J. Paul Getty Trust hide caption

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Spielberg's Schindler's List will mark its 20th year in 2013. Levy was in charge of the publicity campaign for the film and still has his original press kit. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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The football-field-sized third floor of Warner Brothers' Prop House, where they keep a host of antiques available for rent. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Doris Day's somber 1958 version of "Hooray for Hollywood," which was included on an album of the same name, better reflects the song's creatively complicated lyrics. Sony Picture Archives hide caption

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In 1800, when the tapestry cap was made, Aleppo was a major textile center, dotted with workshops where silk was woven and crafted. This 1873 photograph shows a Muslim man and woman from the region. Courtesy of The Textile Museum hide caption

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During World War II, "Canteen Girl" Phyllis Jeanne Creore spoke and sang to the troops and their loved ones for 15 minutes every week on NBC radio. Courtesy of Phyllis Jeanne Creore Westerman hide caption

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