Many of Degas' nudes have their backs turned to the viewer. Above, Degas' pastel work, After the Bath, Woman Drying Her Neck, 1886-95. Photo Musee d'Orsay/rmn/Museum of Fine Arts, Boston hide caption

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The Asia Series is Bob Dylan's first exhibit in New York.

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Ruth Gruber, Alaska, 1941-43

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Language drives Johnson's art since her illness, as depicted in her piece called Enthusiastic, created in 2009.

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These two paintings were up for auction in Hong Kong in February. Art auctions produce eye-popping sales figures in China, though critics say there is a widespread problem with fakes.

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In China's Red-Hot Art Market, Fraud Abounds

Chinese art auctions often produce multimillion-dollar sales. But are the objects real? Fake paintings, rigged bids and endemic corruption are all part of the process.

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Opened in 1997, the City Museum is an eclectic mix of mosaics, sculpted caves to explore, a hall of mirrors (pictured), slides to barrel down, even a massive outdoor playground.

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Steve Jobs introduces new MacBook Air models at Apple headquarters on Oct. 20, 2010. Some say one of his greatest legacies is his impact on design.

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