A visitor stands in front of Masterpiece during a press preview of "Lichtenstein, a Retrospective" at the Tate Modern in London in 2013. The iconic painting was owned by Agnes Gund, who recently sold it to fund a new criminal justice reform fund. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Jean-Michel Basquiat's untitled painting of a skull is displayed behind an official with Sotheby's, which offered the media a preview earlier this month. On Thursday, the work sold for $110.5 million — the highest sum ever paid at auction for a work by a U.S. artist. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The police force for protection of Italy's cultural heritage is headquartered in Rome's Piazza Sant'Ignazio. Sylvia Poggioli/NPR hide caption

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For Italy's Art Police, An Ongoing Fight Against Pillage Of Priceless Works

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Artist William Christenberry at his home in Washington, D.C., in 2015. Christenberry died Monday at the age of 80. Greg Kahn/GRAIN for The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Christenberry explains his fascination with Sprott church

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An interior view of the fictional Selig family's house. Here, in the kitchen, a portal — one of many — leads out of the house into the otherworldly beyond. Lindsey Kennedy/Courtesy of Meow Wolf hide caption

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DIY Artists Paint The Town Strange, With Some Help From George R.R. Martin

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An Iranian woman looks at the painting "Sienna, Orange Black on Dark Brown" by artist Mark Rothko during the opening of an exhibition at Tehran's Museum of Contemporary Art on Nov. 20. Iran amassed a spectacular collection of modern Western art in the 1970s under Shah Reza Pahlavi, but it has rarely been on display since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hidden For Decades, Pollocks, Rothkos And More Go On Display In Iran

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Gene Davis' Apricot Ripple; ArgosIsland's untitled photo submitted via Twitter. Gene Davis/Smithsonian American Art Museum; ArgosIsland/Twitter hide caption

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Cosmo Wenman generated this 3-D model of the Ares Borghese, based on hundreds of photos, from the Basel Sculpture Hall. Wenman publishes the scans online, so that anyone can use them to 3-D print a replica of the masterpiece. Courtesy of Cosmo Wenman hide caption

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3-D Printing A Masterwork For Your Living Room

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Alex Ruger, director of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, at the unveiling Monday of Vincent Van Gogh's Sunset at Montmajour. Olaf Kraak /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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