De Waal's 2012 work all and more is on display in the Dining Room. It is made up of 23 porcelain dishes: 22 in white and cream glazes and one gilded dish, contained in a clear glass vitrine. Paul Barker/The National Trust, Waddesdon Manor hide caption

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Andy Cao and Xavier Perrot's Red Bowl installation in Beauvais, France, recalls the way lepers once bathed in animal blood in an effort to cure themselves and avoid being ostracized to the one-time leprosarium where the installation is located. Courtesy of Cao | Perrot Studio hide caption

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Architect Paul Williams (in a photo thought to be from the 1940s or '50s) developed the ability to sketch buildings upside down to accommodate white clients who might not want to sit next to him. Courtesy of Karen E. Hudson hide caption

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A 2011 sketch by artist Michael Heizer shows the walkway visitors will use to pass under the granite boulder at the center of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's installation. (Click here to enlarge.) Courtesy of Michael Heizer hide caption

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Hans-Jurgen Kuhl featured his face on bills as an announcement for an art show. David Wolman/ hide caption

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Lucy Hessel, depicted above at the seaside in 1940, was Vuillard's friend, muse and lover for more than 40 years. She was also the wife of art collector and Vuillard supporter Jos Hessel. Vuillard was with Hessel when he died in June 1940. Hammer Museum, Los Angeles hide caption

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Before publishing the plays and novels she's now known for, women's rights advocate Djuna Barnes was a journalist and illustrator. Djuna Barnes Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries hide caption

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Part art project, part reference work, the website Snack Data is a quirky, illustrated database of foods. Beau Johnson/snackdata.com hide caption

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Released in 1963 and marketed with cosmetic updates ever since, the Easy-Bake Oven has introduced generations of American kids to the kitchen. But it wasn't the first toy to do so... Hasbro hide caption

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Claude Monet observes his Giverny, France, garden from its Japanese footbridge in this 1922 colorized. Courtesy of the New York Botanical Garden hide caption

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