Many of Degas' nudes have their backs turned to the viewer. Above, Degas' pastel work, After the Bath, Woman Drying Her Neck, 1886-95. Photo Musee d'Orsay/rmn/Museum of Fine Arts, Boston hide caption

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Degas' Nudes Depict The Awkwardness Of Real Life

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The Asia Series is Bob Dylan's first exhibit in New York.

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New Paintings Reignite The Bob Dylan Copycat Debate

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Ruth Gruber, Alaska, 1941-43

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A Woman Of Photos And Firsts, Ruth Gruber At 100

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'A Fisherman's Daughter' Returned To Rightful Owner

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Language drives Johnson's art since her illness, as depicted in her piece called Enthusiastic, created in 2009.

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How Crossword Puzzles Unlocked An Artist's Memory

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These two paintings were up for auction in Hong Kong in February. Art auctions produce eye-popping sales figures in China, though critics say there is a widespread problem with fakes.

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In China's Red-Hot Art Market, Fraud Abounds

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The view from Madonna's former room at the Chelsea Hotel, where she lived after coming to New York in the early 1980s. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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At NYC's Chelsea Hotel, The End Of An Artistic Era?

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Made of glazed stoneware, Dora De Lario's Mother and Child (1968) is part of a collection of works that reflect on the history of Mexican-American artists in Southern California. Autry National Center hide caption

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Pacific Standard Time: An L.A. Art Story

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Pop Art Master Oldenburg Unveils Another Big Idea

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By 1985, Warhol's style had evolved substantially; on this untitled headline piece, he collaborated with Keith Haring. National Gallery of Art hide caption

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Andy Warhol's 'Headline': Sensationalism Always Sells

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The News, As Reported By Andy Warhol

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Marchers demonstrate against the German labor reforms, known as Hartz IV. (November 5, 2005) Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Germany's Painful Unemployment Fix

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In 1992, Lesage started an embroidery school to pass on to a new generation the techniques of an art form threatened by mass-produced fashion. Olivier Saillant/Maison Lesage hide caption

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At Maison Lesage, Beauty Embroidered By Hand

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Much More Than A Muse: Lee Miller And Man Ray

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