In 1910, Lithuanian artist Ben Zion Black painted the interior of Burlington's Chai Adam Synagogue. Much of the painting was destroyed when the building underwent renovations. Courtesy of the Ohavi Zedek Synagogue hide caption

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Steadman's drawing of Hunter S. Thompson's car beset by huge bats illustrated Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas in 1971. Courtesy of Ralph Steadman/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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" 'Have some wine,' the March Hare said in an encouraging tone. Alice looked all round the table, but there was nothing on it but tea." (Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll) Dinah Fried/Courtesy of Harper Design hide caption

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Tyler Hicks took this photo of a woman sheltering her children on the floor of a cafe at the Westgate Mall during an attack by militants in Nairobi on Sept. 21, 2013. The woman later contacted Hicks and told him she kept her kids quiet and still by singing along to songs that were playing on the mall loudspeakers. Tyler Hicks/The New York Times hide caption

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In the restored San Gennaro catacombs, mosaics like this are lit with high-tech lighting paid for by grants from big corporations. Courtesy of the San Gennaro Catacombs hide caption

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Andrew Winter's Gulls at Monhegan was lost after it was given — wrongly — to an American ambassador to Costa Rica when he retired. Courtesy of the U.S. GSA Fine Arts Program hide caption

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Syreeta McFadden has learned to capture various hues of brown skin. Syreeta McFadden/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Shepherdstown Public Library in Shepherdstown, W.Va. (2011) Robert Daweson/Courtesy of Princeton Architectural Press hide caption

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A portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin is on display at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas. Benny Snyder/AP hide caption

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