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In Italy, Art As A Window Into Modern Banking

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The Genius of the Camera, circa 1938: A self-portrait Weegee/International Center of Photography hide caption

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Film Noir: Weegee Was His Name; Murder Was His Game

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At the Art Shanty festival on Medicine Lake in Plymouth, Minn., the ICE-Cycles Shanty uses a bit of fun (and weather-appropriate tires) to try to encourage wintertime bike riding. Nathaniel Freeman hide caption

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Minnesota Festival On Ice Melts Art's Boundaries

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Influenced by Mexican and Native American art, Pollock popularized action-painting and drip style, as seen in Number 7, 1951. Pollock-Krasner Foundation, National Gallery of Art/Artists Rights Society hide caption

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Pollock's Legend Still Splattered On Art World

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Ode To Ice

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An exhibit at the Louvre Museum in Paris explores American landscape painting. Here, the museum's director, Henri Loyrette, looks at the oil paintings of Thomas Cole (1801-1848), known for his realistic and detailed works. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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At The Louvre, A Rare Showcase For American Art

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The Control Tower was designed by Brooklyn-based artist Swoon. Residents who are rebuilding their homes and their lives want to do so "joyfully and with imagination," she says. New Orleans Airlift hide caption

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In The Music Box, New Orleans Residents Hear Hope

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Gender Controversy Stacks Up Against 'Lego Friends'

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The Charmed, Charming Life Of Rosamond Bernier

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Righting The Wrong On MLK's Statue

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About 1,200 tiny custom-made cars zoom around Metropolis II. If there's an accident, the sculpture comes with nearly 11,000 more toy cars, ready to hit the road. Courtesy The Los Angeles County Museum of Art hide caption

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Speedy Toy Cars Blur The Boundaries Of Sculpture

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Eisenhower Family Objects To Design For Memorial

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Get Inked For Science

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A painting by Michelet "Najee" Calice, one of the artists featured in the exhibit. Courtesy Of The Artist hide caption

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In Haiti, Where Does Art Fit In?

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Knitting Behind Bars, Learning Focus And Patience

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