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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One of Kermit Oliver's designs for Hèrmes Jason Sheeler hide caption

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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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Buyer Of $7 Renoir Painting May Not Profit After All

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A closeup from the portrait that a Swiss foundation says is an early "Mona Lisa" by Leonard Da Vinci. Denis Balibouse/Landov hide caption

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Listen to Elizabeth Blair's report

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Alfredo Ramos Martinez painted Head of a Nun, tempera on newspaper, in 1934. Gerard Vuilleumier/The Alfredo Ramos Martinez Research Project, Reproduced by Permission hide caption

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Print-Inspired Art: All The News That's Fit To Paint

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Alfred Hair, Harold Newton, Al Black, James Gibson and Mary Ann Carroll were all part of the original Highwaymen. Photos by Gary Monroe hide caption

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The Landscape Art Legacy Of Florida's Highwaymen

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Industrial designer Raymond Loewy purchased Pablo Picasso's Seated Woman with Red Hat (or Femme assise au chapeau rouge) in 1957 and gifted it to the Evansville Museum in the '60s. AP/Courtesy Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science, Michael Wheatley hide caption

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For Museum, Long-Lost Picasso Is Too Costly To Keep

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Knitting Is for Pus**** is a work by crochet sculptor Olek. He has created an entire apartment blanketed in brightly colored, crocheted camouflage. Olek/Courtesy Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York, N.Y. hide caption

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Are All Young Artists 'Post-9/11' Artists?

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