The Wilshire Boulevard Temple (pictured above circa 1939) was dedicated 85 years ago in 1929. Rabbi Steve Leder says, "This was the Los Angeles Jewish community's statement to itself — and to the majoritarian culture that surrounded it — that 'We are here, and we are prepared to be a great cultural and religious and civic force in our community.' " Courtesy Los Angeles Public Library hide caption

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Best Seat In The House Of Worship: The Temple Hollywood Built

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Artist Willie Baronet has been collecting signs from the homeless since 1993. Tanya Conovaloff hide caption

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Handmade Signs From Homeless People Lead To Art, Understanding

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Albert Paley's iron and steel gates, archways and free-standing sculptures are eye-catching landmarks. His 2010 steel work Evanesce stands in Monterrey, Mexico. "American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley" is on display at the Corcoran Gallery of Art until September. Agencia para la Planeacióndel Desarrollo Urbano de Nuevo León/Courtesy Paley Studios hide caption

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With Swirls Of Steel, These Sculptures Mark The Passage Of People And Time

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Does Donna Karan's Ramadan Line Border On Cultural Commodification?

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After Decades In Storage, Damaged Rothko Murals Get High-Tech Restoration

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James Lee often has to pick up his 100-pound son, Justin. Photographer Andrew Nixon shot this photo in an effort to show how being caregivers affects the aging parents. Andrew Nixon/Capital Public Radio hide caption

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Apples and Cakes (Pommes et gateaux) by Paul Cezanne, 1873-1877. Christie's Images Limited/Courtesy of the Barnes Foundation hide caption

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For Paul Cezanne, An Apple A Day Kept Obscurity Away

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Gene Davis' Apricot Ripple; ArgosIsland's untitled photo submitted via Twitter. Gene Davis/Smithsonian American Art Museum; ArgosIsland/Twitter hide caption

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For Designer B. Michael, Mentoring Is Key To Diversifying The Fashion World

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Banksy Buyer Turns $60 Art Purchase Into $215,000

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ShamsArd, a Palestinian architecture firm, uses packed earth to construct its environmentally friendly homes. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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With Dirt And A Vision, Palestinian Architects Break The Mold

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Keone Nunes, a Native Hawaiian tattoo artist, says prayers to "awaken" the tattoo tools and bless the ink. Two "stretchers" pull the skin tight on the chest of Kaiola Farin to enable Nunes to tap straight lines. Wayne Yoshioka/Hawaii Public Radio hide caption

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Honolulu Police Chief's Ban On Visible Tattoos Sparks Criticism

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