Raeanne Rubenstein first photographed Johnny Cash at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. "It was just the most amazing experience," she says. Raeanne Rubenstein hide caption

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Ai Weiwei's With Wind greets visitors to his exhibit, "@Large," on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco. Jan Sturmann/Courtesy FOR-SITE Foundation hide caption

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Confined In China, Ai Weiwei Directs Alcatraz Exhibit From Afar

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The dissident Chinese artist uses San Francisco's former island prison to contrast themes of freedom and restriction.

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Plaster casts taken from soldiers' mutilated faces (top row), new sculpted faces (bottom row), and final masks (on the table) sit in the studio of Anna Coleman Ladd in 1918. American Red Cross/Anna Coleman Ladd papers/Archives of American Art/Smithsonian Institution hide caption

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This human-scale lab rat cage is parked near a skate park in Denver, Colo., to make a point about the lack of science on marijuana. Richard Feldman Studio/Sukle Advertising and Design hide caption

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Neonta Williams (left) shares family letters dating back to 1901 with preservationist Kimberly Peach during the Smithsonian's Save our African American Treasures program at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Peach advises her to use archive-quality polyester sleeves to protect the fragile papers, rather than store them in a zip-lock bag. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Zhang Kechun. Under the Abandoned Pier, 2013-2014. Zhang, 34, spent years shooting photos along the Yellow River. Zhang Kechun/Courtesy of Three Shadows +3 Gallery hide caption

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