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Chiharu Shiota takes over an entire townhouse for her 2013 work Trace of Memory. It's one of the many unusual installations at The Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh. Courtesy of The Mattress Factory hide caption

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Find Unforgettable Art In A Most Unlikely Place: A Pittsburgh Mattress Factory

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Caillebotte's 1875 painting The Floor Scrapers was rejected by the elite Salon, but it was the work that launched his career. RMN-Grand Palais/Art Resour/Courtesy National Gallery of Art hide caption

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Known As A Collector, Gustave Caillebotte Gets His Due As A Painter

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Nicholas Herrera sits in his studio, surrounded by his carvings. (Photos are courtesy of David Michael Kennedy, another El Rito artist, who was featured on NPR in 2011.) Courtesy of David Michael Kennedy hide caption

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Jesus In A Lowrider: El Rito's Santero Carves Saints In Modern Clothing

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Museumgoers play in the 10,000-square-foot exhibition called "The Beach" at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. Noah Kalina/National Building Museum hide caption

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Take A Trip To D.C.'s Indoor Beach, Where It's Always 75 And Sunny

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Do It Like A Deity: A Dutch Artist Depicts Gods Gone Wild

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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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