The Chichu Art Museum, designed by celebrated Japanese architect Tadao Ando, is built mostly underground. Open courtyards and skylights bring in natural light. The island is internationally known for its works of modern art and architecture. Seiichi Ohsawa Courtesy of Benesse Art Site Naoshima hide caption

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Gabriel Barcia-Colombo on the TED stage. Ryan Lash/TED hide caption

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Can Slow-Moving Art Disrupt Our Hectic Routines?

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Former corrections officer Robert Fletcher says he bought this painting from artist Peter Doig in 1976. Bartlow Gallery LTD hide caption

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Artist Peter Doig Says He Didn't Paint This, And A Judge Agrees

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A wealthy American living in Paris, Romaine Brooks had the freedom to paint whatever and however she wanted. Don't let her sober, 1923 Self-Portrait fool you — Smithsonian curator Virginia Mecklenburg says in the 1910s and 1920s, Brooks and her circle of friends had plenty of fun in Paris. Smithsonian American Art Museum hide caption

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Painter Romaine Brooks Challenged Conventions In Shades Of Gray

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(Left) This photo provided by Australian Synchrotron and the National Gallery of Victoria, shows an image discovered with X-ray fluorescence microscopy, beneath Edgar Degas' Portrait of a Woman. (Right) Degas' painting Portrait of a Woman. Australian Synchrotron and the National Gallery of Victoria via AP hide caption

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This Baby Shower Greeting Card Tells It Like It Is

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Will This 'David' Go Under Cover?

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Models From Norman Rockwell's Paintings Reunite

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Robert Irwin Brings 'Big' To Texas With Permanent Art Installation

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A gold flower-and-myrtle-leaf wreath, thought to have belonged to one of Alexander the Great's stepmothers, is now on display at the National Geographic Museum. National Geographic Museum hide caption

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To Rebrand Itself, Greece Digs Deep Into Its Cultural DNA

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Met's 'Unfinished' Exhibit Offers A Glimpse Of The Artistic Mind At Work

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Coronation of Gala, by Salvador Dalí­. Graham Holoch/KQED hide caption

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Dalí Provides A Surrealist Shot In The Arm For A Fading Monterey Museum

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The dining room for Wolvesmouth: Taxa, a pop-up dining experience as art installation at the Museum of Contemporary Art's Geffen Contemporary location. Myles Pettengill/Courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles hide caption

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At LA's MOCA, A Celebrated Chef Serves Up Dinner As Art Installation

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Black Lives Matter Activists Take It Off The Street And Into The Museum

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Oklahoma City Unveils Exclusive North American Matisse Exhibition

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Dishes with Oysters, Fruit, and Wine, c. 1620/1625, oil on panel, Patrons' Permanent Fund Osias Beert the Elder/Courtesy of the National Gallery of Art hide caption

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A day after getting a phone call from Kanye West's camp, Vincent Desiderio was in Los Angeles for the premiere of the rapper's video "Famous," which Desiderio's painting Sleep partly inspired. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Chat With The Painter Whose Work Inspired Kanye West's 'Famous'

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Back in the 1950s and '60s, Carmen Herrera was making art, but her male counterparts were getting all of the attention. Now, at 101, she's still hard at work, and finally getting some long overdue recognition. Lisson Gallery hide caption

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Overlooked But Undeterred, A 101-Year-Old Artist Finally Gets Her Due

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Chase exhibited this painting in 1884 under two different titles — The Young Orphan and later, At Her Ease. On loan from the National Academy Museum at The Phillips Collection hide caption

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Meet William Merritt Chase, The Man Who Taught America's Masters

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The Noordbrabants Museum's Hieronymus Bosch exhibition was so popular that the museum kept the show open around the clock for its final weekend. Marc Bolsius/Courtesy of the Noordbrabants Museum hide caption

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Hieronymus Bosch Died 500 Years Ago, But His Art Will Still Creep You Out

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