This Fountain Of Youth Has A Little Extra Zing

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Stories Of Race In America Captured On Quilt And Canvas

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Nearly 100 years after Edouard Manet painted his scandalous 1863 Olympia, Tom Wesselmann created The Great American Nude #26. Estate of Tom Wesselmann/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY hide caption

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Naked Or Nude? Wesselmann's Models Are A Little Bit Of Both

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In this 2007 Ellsworth Kelly piece, four separate oil-painted canvases combine to form a single work, Green Blue Black Red. Jerry L. Thompson/Courtesy of Ellsworth Kelly hide caption

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At 90, Ellsworth Kelly Brings Joy With Colorful Canvases

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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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A Paris Vacation For Nashville Millionaires' French Art

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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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In 'Shocked,' Patricia Volk Honors Two Formative Femmes

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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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Modern Movement: How The Ballets Russes Revolutionized Dance

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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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How One Family Built America's Public Palaces

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Friedkin, Who Pushed Film Forward, Looks Back

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NPR is heading to its fourth home, at 1111 North Capitol St. in Washington, D.C. Stephen Voss/NPR hide caption

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In NPR's New Building, Everything Will Be Better ... Again

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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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Painting 'Renoir' In Finely Detailed Strokes

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For John Baldessari, Conceptual Art Means Serious Mischief

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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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Vermeer's 'Woman In Blue' Brings Her Mystery, Allure To L.A.

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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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For Publicist Marvin Levy, It's All About Eyeballs

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