Winston Churchill was so displeased with Graham Sutherland's portrait that his wife asked his secretary to destroy it. Pictured here is a preparatory sketch. Reprinted from "The Face of Britain" by Simon Schama with permission from Oxford University Press/National Portrait Gallery, London hide caption

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'The Face Of Britain' Tells A Nation's History Through Portraits

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Maurizio Cattelan's America goes on display Friday at the Guggenheim in New York. The artist says it is "one-percent art for the ninety-nine percent." Kris McKay/Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation hide caption

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Artist Noah Davis founded The Underground Museum to bring world-class art to a neighborhood in Los Angeles — for free. He was just 32 years old when he died from cancer in 2015. Ed Templeton/The Underground Museum hide caption

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He Died At 32, But A Young Artist Lives On In LA's Underground Museum

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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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