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Artist Sam Gilliam is known for his vibrant, draped fabrics such as Swing from 1969. Smithsonian American Art Museum hide caption

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Hard At Work At 84, Artist Sam Gilliam Has 'Never Felt Better'

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From March 4 to September 3, conservator Chris Stavroudis is part of the exhibition Jackson Pollock's Number 1, 1949: A Conservation Treatment at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Brian Forrest/The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles hide caption

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A Jackson Pollock Painting Gets A Touch-Up — And The Public's Invited To Watch

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These pointed-toe laced pumps, circa 1964, are made of green suede and grosgrain ribbon. Glenn Castellano/New-York Historical Society hide caption

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Get Pumped: 100+ Fabulous Pairs Of Shoes Are On View In New York

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Alberto Giacometti didn't sculpt heroes on horseback; he depicted everyday humans — and animals — struggling to get through the day. Above, his 1951 bronze sculpture Dog (Le chien). Cathy Carver/Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden/Smithsonian hide caption

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Giacometti's Sculptures Bare The Scars Of Our Daily Struggles

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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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