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Film director Jean Renoir grappled with his father's legacy. "I have spent my life trying to determine the extent of the influence of my father upon me," he wrote. Renoir is shown above filming his 1962 film, The Elusive Corporal. Agence France Presse/Getty Images hide caption

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Filmmaker Jean Renoir Inherited An Artist's Eye For Images

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Session Drummer Dave Tull On 'Texting And Driving'

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Mel Brooks' office is lined with awards — he's in the elite EGOT club, having won Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards. Danny Hajek/NPR hide caption

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Mel Brooks Says It's His Job To 'Make Terrible Things Entertaining'

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As artist David Hockney recovered from a minor stroke, he decided to paint portraits of his friends. The result is "82 Portraits and 1 Still-life," an exhibit now on view at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Jean-Pierre Gonçalves de Lima/LACMA hide caption

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What's It Like To Pose For David Hockney? We Asked The People In His Portraits

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National guard troops patrol outside the Capitol in Washington, D.C. on April 5, 1968, one day after Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Spring 1968: Returning Home To A Smoke-Filled City And Nation In Crisis

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The Hungarian-born French photographer Brassaï (born Gyula Halasz) is one of three photographers currently being featured at MOCA in Los Angeles. Baron/Getty Images hide caption

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3 Photographers Who Captured The Undersides Of Life

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Jasper Johns, pictured in his New York City studio in 1964, was known for transforming common objects like flags, numerals and archery targets into unsettling paintings. Bob Adelman/© Bob Adelman Estate hide caption

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The Flag Still Flies For Jasper Johns

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In the 1910s and '20s, actress Mary Pickford was known as "Blondielocks" for her golden, sausage-like curls. General Photographic Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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How Movie Darling Mary Pickford Became The Most Powerful Woman In Hollywood

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Two self-portraits by Rembrandt, painted two years apart, are on display at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, Calif. Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging/Courtesy of Norton Simon Museum hide caption

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'He's Not A Leading Man': A Casting Director On Rembrandt's Self-Portraits

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Kean, Subway Sandwich Artist by Shauna Frischkorn Shauna Frischkorn/Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery hide caption

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From Sandwich Shops To Cotton Mills, Art That Honors The American Worker

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The Carter Burden Gallery in Chelsea only shows works by artists who are at least 60 years old. Carter Burden Gallery hide caption

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This New York Gallery Has An Unusual Age Limit: No Artists Younger Than 60

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Stone bust of the goddess Sakhmet. Brooklyn Museum/Gift of Dr. and Mrs. W. Benson Harer, Jr. hide caption

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No Kitten Around: Museum Exhibit Celebrates 'Divine Felines'

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It's great when generations get together to pass down family traditions, especially if the little ones might need a little extra time to get on board. Raquel Zaldivar/NPR hide caption

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Mama Stamberg's Cranberry Relish Takes Heat From One Of The Family's Own

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Left: Johannes Vermeer's Lady Writing, 1665. Right: Caspar Netscher's Woman Feeding a Parrot, with a Page, 1666. National Gallery of Art, Washington hide caption

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Dutch Artists Painted Their Patriotism With Pearls And ... Parrots?

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