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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'The Will To Adorn': What We Wear And What It Says About Us

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Oldenburg's fascination with simple, everyday objects often led him to food as a subject, as with Pastry Case, I, 1961-62. Claes Oldenburg/Museum of Modern Art hide caption

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The Art Of Life: Claes Oldenburg At MOMA

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London's 122 Leadenhall Street (nicknamed the "Cheese-Grater") is shown under construction on March 5. Once complete it will be London's second-tallest building. The recent construction of numerous skyscrapers has sparked concern that views of historic landmark buildings, such as St Paul's Cathedral, are being obscured. Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images hide caption

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Change Is On The Horizon For London's Famous Skyline

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New York artist Tatayana Fazlalizadeh uses posters to combat unwanted cat calls and attention from men in her neighborhood. Courtesy of Tatayana Fazlalizadeh hide caption

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Fighting Unwanted Cat Calls, One Poster At A Time

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Oswald Boateng has designed for the rich and famous. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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British Designer Ozwald Boateng's Dream To Dress Africa

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Post Recession, Architects Return To The Drawing Board

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Photo Staff Firings Won't Shake Pulitzer Winner's Focus

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"A book cover designer is making a piece of art — a piece of design — that's very much in service to another piece of art." — Chip Kidd James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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How Do Book Covers Tell Their Own Stories?

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Author Tracy Chevalier explains how she turned a single image into a novel. Dafydd Jones/TED hide caption

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How Do You Find A Story In A Painting?

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What Are The Clues To A Good Story?

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