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When Sculpting Cedar, This Artist Is Tireless And Unsentimental

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Left: One of Piet Mondrian's grid-like color block compositions. Right: Caitlin Freeman's cake homage. Art 2013 Mondrian/Holtzman Trust c/o HCR International USA/Reprinted by permission from 'Modern Art Desserts' hide caption

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"Beauty draws us in...It takes us outside ourselves and it motivates us. It's essential to life and to happiness." Asa Mathat/TED hide caption

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Are We Hard-Wired For Beauty?

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In director Gilles Bourdos' biopic Renoir, Christa Theret plays Andree Heuschling, who served as a muse for both the aging Impressionist master and his young filmmaker son. Samuel Goldwyn Films hide caption

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Painting 'Renoir' In Finely Detailed Strokes

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American Tribe Fights To Halt Artifact Auction In Paris

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Bosom Pals, an iconic sculpture by Russian artist Vasily Konovalenko. Denver Museum of Nature and Science hide caption

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Emigre Artist Sculpted Exquisite Gems Of Russian Folk Life

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For John Baldessari, Conceptual Art Means Serious Mischief

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The Getty Museum is the last€” and only U.S. stop on the world tour of Woman in Blue Reading a Letter. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. On loan from the City of Amsterdam (A. van der Hoop Bequest)/Courtesy of the J. Paul Getty Trust hide caption

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Vermeer's 'Woman In Blue' Brings Her Mystery, Allure To L.A.

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Artist Behind Rosa Parks Statue: She Was 'Superwoman Dressed In Clark Kent's Clothes'

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