In the 1980s, this dome from the 13th century was stolen out of the church of St. Evphemianos in Lysi in the Turkish occupied section of Cyprus. The fresco portrays Christ in heaven, surrounded by 12 angels. The Archangels Michael and Gabriel flank the Virgin Mary and John the Baptist as a medallion illustrates the throne that's been prepared for the Lord. Kevin Keim/Charles Moore Foundation hide caption

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The artist and volunteers watch the explosion set off by the ignition of the gunpowder drawing, Desire for Zero Gravity. Joshua White/The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles hide caption

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A reproduction of Leonardo da Vinci's drawing of The Vitruvian Man. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Mike Kelley built a replica of his childhood home and repositioned it around Detriot. Three of his videos are on display at the Whitney. Above The Mobile Homestead is pictured in front of the abandoned Detroit Central Train Station. Kelley died in January. Corine Vermuelen/Courtesy Whitney Museum of American Art hide caption

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Richard Diebenkorn's 1975 work Ocean Park #79, features pastel blues, lavenders and aquas — and thin strips of deep red and green at the top to draw the viewer's gaze upward. The Estate of Richard Diebenkorn/Courtesy Philadelphia Museum of Art hide caption

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Artist Christo finances his projects by selling design drawings like this one, a preparatory sketch for the Over the River project on Colorado's Arkansas River. Wolfgang Volz/Copyright Christo 2007 hide caption

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Elizabeth Catlett's 1968 sculpture Homage to My Young Black Sisters Allison Keyes/NPR hide caption

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The original Mona Lisa is on permanent display at the the Musee du Louvre in Paris. Jean-Pierre Muller/Getty Images hide caption

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