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A Philadelphia mural entitled You Go Girl by Jetsonorama and Ursula Rucker. This is just one of many murals that the city's Mural Arts Program helped to create. Steve Weinik/Courtesy of the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program hide caption

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In 2010 the Detroit Institute of Arts hosted the exhibit "Fakes, Forgeries, and Mysteries" — about how experts figure out whether artworks are authentic. Above, a painting titled A Female Saint (left) that was once attributed to Italian artist Sandro Botticelli is exhibited alongside The Resurrected Christ (right), a Botticelli painting from around 1480. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Could The Masterpiece Be A Fake? Profit, Revenge And 'The Art Of Forgery'

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Adele Block-Bauer, photographed circa 1915, was from a prominent Jewish family in Vienna. IMAGNO/Austrian Archives hide caption

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Immortalized As 'The Woman In Gold,' How A Young Jew Became A Secular Icon

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George Caleb Bingham's The Jolly Flatboatmen (1846) became wildly popular after an East Coast art union bought it and started disseminating it as a print. National Gallery of Art hide caption

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In 1846, 'The Jolly Flatboatmen' Did A Different Sort Of River Dance

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Boston Public Library President Amy Ryan, left, and Conservation Officer Lauren Shott hold the recovered prints by Albrecht Durer and Rembrandt van Rijn. Courtesy of Boston Public Library hide caption

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An Epic Art Tale: Commissioned By Hitler, Recovered By German Police

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A blind visitor to Spain's Prado Museum runs his fingers across a 3-D copy of the Mona Lisa, painted by an apprentice to Leonardo da Vinci. Ignacio Hernando Rodriguez/Courtesy of Prado Museum hide caption

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Do Touch The Artwork At Prado's Exhibit For The Blind

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Why does there seem to be such a vast space between Etsy and blue-chip virtual auction houses like Sotheby's? Where's the website where you can spend $200 or $2,000 on quality art online? New companies are trying to fill that gap. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Online Art Sites Aim To Fill Gap Between Etsy And Sotheby's

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Jason Wyche/Courtesy of Sean Kelly/Copyright Kehinde Wiley

The Exquisite Dissonance Of Kehinde Wiley

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In Darren Waterston's Filthy Lucre it looks as if a wrecking ball has been slammed into Whistler's lavish work. Hutomo Wicaksono/Freer Sackler Gallery hide caption

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'Filthy Lucre' Is A Modern Remix Of The Peacock Room's Wretched Excess

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Shirin Neshat is an Iranian-born visual artist who has made her home country's turbulent history the subject of high art. The Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C., is hosting a retrospective of her work. Above, Neshat's 1999 Rapture Series. Photograph by Larry Barns/Courtesy Gladstone Gallery hide caption

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Artist Shirin Neshat Captures Iran's Sharp Contrasts In Black And White

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1921 Matisse, 'Seated Woman,' To Be Reunited With Rosenberg Heirs

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