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Will This 'David' Go Under Cover?

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Models From Norman Rockwell's Paintings Reunite

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Robert Irwin Brings 'Big' To Texas With Permanent Art Installation

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A gold flower-and-myrtle-leaf wreath, thought to have belonged to one of Alexander the Great's stepmothers, is now on display at the National Geographic Museum. National Geographic Museum hide caption

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To Rebrand Itself, Greece Digs Deep Into Its Cultural DNA

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Met's 'Unfinished' Exhibit Offers A Glimpse Of The Artistic Mind At Work

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Coronation of Gala, by Salvador Dalí­. Graham Holoch/KQED hide caption

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Dalí Provides A Surrealist Shot In The Arm For A Fading Monterey Museum

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The dining room for Wolvesmouth: Taxa, a pop-up dining experience as art installation at the Museum of Contemporary Art's Geffen Contemporary location. Myles Pettengill/Courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles hide caption

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At LA's MOCA, A Celebrated Chef Serves Up Dinner As Art Installation

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Black Lives Matter Activists Take It Off The Street And Into The Museum

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Oklahoma City Unveils Exclusive North American Matisse Exhibition

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Dishes with Oysters, Fruit, and Wine, c. 1620/1625, oil on panel, Patrons' Permanent Fund Osias Beert the Elder/Courtesy of the National Gallery of Art hide caption

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A day after getting a phone call from Kanye West's camp, Vincent Desiderio was in Los Angeles for the premiere of the rapper's video "Famous," which Desiderio's painting Sleep partly inspired. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Chat With The Painter Whose Work Inspired Kanye West's 'Famous'

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Back in the 1950s and '60s, Carmen Herrera was making art, but her male counterparts were getting all of the attention. Now, at 101, she's still hard at work, and finally getting some long overdue recognition. Lisson Gallery hide caption

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Overlooked But Undeterred, A 101-Year-Old Artist Finally Gets Her Due

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Chase exhibited this painting in 1884 under two different titles — The Young Orphan and later, At Her Ease. On loan from the National Academy Museum at The Phillips Collection hide caption

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Meet William Merritt Chase, The Man Who Taught America's Masters

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The Noordbrabants Museum's Hieronymus Bosch exhibition was so popular that the museum kept the show open around the clock for its final weekend. Marc Bolsius/Courtesy of the Noordbrabants Museum hide caption

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Hieronymus Bosch Died 500 Years Ago, But His Art Will Still Creep You Out

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