Grapes, a spiky cluster of wooden stools from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), is part of Ai Weiwei's repurposed furniture series. Cathy Carver/Courtesy Hirshhorn Museum hide caption

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In 'According To What?' Ai Weiwei Makes Mourning Subversive

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Designing Inaugural Dresses, Not All Roses

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The Seedy Underbelly Of The Belle Epoque, 'Painted'

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Re-Creating The 'Lost Carving' Of An English Genius

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Edward Hopper is well-known in the U.S. for paintings such as Nighthawks (1942)pensive, lonely portraits of people sitting together yet alone. He was less well-known in France, but an exhibit of his work at the Grand Palais has drawn impressive crowds. The Art Institute of Chicago, Friends of American Art Collection/Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago hide caption

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Hopper's Lonely Figures Find Some Friends In Paris

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Among his many accomplishments, Ralph Steadman illustrated Hunter S. Thompson's 1971 novel, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, about a journalist's reporting trip turned hallucinogenic bender. Courtesy of Itch Film hide caption

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The Story Of Steadman, Drawn From His 'Gonzo' Art

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How A Texas Postman Became An Hermès Designer

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Paintings, Including A Picasso, Taken From Museum

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There's an empty space today where a Henri Matisse painting had been hanging at the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Seven paintings were stolen Tuesday, including works by Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet and Paul Gauguin. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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Roy Lichtenstein leaves it up to the viewers to decide what has just transpired in his 1964 painting of a tense phone call titled Ohhh ... Alright ... Estate of Roy Lichtenstein hide caption

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One Dot At A Time, Lichtenstein Made Art Pop

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Wealthy Use Art Collections As Way To A Better Loan

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