A Passionate Portrait Of An Artist And Her Muse

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Abstract expressionist artist Helen Frankenthaler, pictured above in 1956, adopted Jackson Pollock's technique of painting canvases laid flat on the floor. She sought to "marry" the paint with the canvas, she said. Gordon Parks/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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Abstract Artist Helen Frankenthaler Dies At Age 83

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Anthropologist Nicholas Conard (left) and filmmaker Werner Herzog examine artifacts from the Chauvet caves in southern France. Mark Valesella/IFC Films hide caption

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Herzog's Doc Brings Prehistoric Paintings To Life

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Woman I (1950-52) is one of the works featured in de Kooning: A Retrospective. The exhibit is on display at the Museum of Modern Art through Jan. 9, 2012. John Wronn/Museum of Modern Art hide caption

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At MoMA, A Look At De Kooning's Shifts In Style

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Wal-Mart Heiress' Show Puts A High Price On Art

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The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

For Gertrude Stein, Collecting Art Was A Family Affair

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France, England Tussle Over Painting Of Christ

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A model shows a view of the Crystal Bridges pavilion some museum staff refer to as "the armadillo" because of how its curved, copper bands resemble the animal's shell. John Horner/Crystal Bridges Museum of Art hide caption

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Wal-Mart Heiress Brings Art Museum To The Ozarks

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If The Art Museum were a real museum and not just a book, there would hardly be need for another. At 18 pounds and 922 pages, the expansive book is organized into thematic "galleries," and within those "rooms" dedicated to solo artists, like Picasso. Phaidon hide caption

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A Trip To The World's Largest 'Art Museum' In Print

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

'Art Of The Arab Lands' Displays A Global Heritage

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In a charcoal and pastel version of Dancers at the Barre, Degas tries out a variation on the dancers' head and leg positions.

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Degas' Dancers: Behind The Scenes, At The Barre

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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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