A blind visitor to Spain's Prado Museum runs his fingers across a 3-D copy of the Mona Lisa, painted by an apprentice to Leonardo da Vinci. Ignacio Hernando Rodriguez/Courtesy of Prado Museum hide caption

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Army Spc. Jerral Hancock sits for a portrait with his son Julius. It is believed that Hancock was trapped under the wreckage of his Army tank in Iraq for half an hour before he was rescued. Courtesy of David Jay/Unknown Soldier hide caption

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Why does there seem to be such a vast space between Etsy and blue-chip virtual auction houses like Sotheby's? Where's the website where you can spend $200 or $2,000 on quality art online? New companies are trying to fill that gap. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Darren Waterston's Filthy Lucre it looks as if a wrecking ball has been slammed into Whistler's lavish work. Hutomo Wicaksono/Freer Sackler Gallery hide caption

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Shirin Neshat is an Iranian-born visual artist who has made her home country's turbulent history the subject of high art. The Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C., is hosting a retrospective of her work. Above, Neshat's 1999 Rapture Series. Photograph by Larry Barns/Courtesy Gladstone Gallery hide caption

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Henri Matisse's Seated Woman was found in an apartment in Munich. Wolf Heider-Sawall/Courtesy of Art Recovery Group hide caption

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De Kooning made dozens of drawings, sketches and paintings of John F. Kennedy in 1963. Alfred Eisenstaedt/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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The new building's window-lined hallways are in stark contrast to the brutalist design of the Whitney's former home. Nic Lehoux/Courtesy of the Whitney Museum of American Art hide caption

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Photographer Sally Mann drives with her greyhound, Honey, in the early 2000s. Michael S. Williamson/Courtesy of Michael S. Williamson hide caption

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The Picasso work Women of Algiers (Version O) was sold for a record-breaking $179,365,000 Monday by Christie's auction house, making it the most expensive painting ever sold. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Whalebone stays and pannier from France, 1740-1760. The hoops of the pannier fold up, making it easier for the wearer to climb into carriages. Patricia Canino hide caption

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