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Senior conservator of paintings Ann Hoenigswald works to fill in elements of Paul Cézanne's Riverbank c. 1895 in the National Gallery of Art's Paintings Conservation Lab in Washington, D.C. Liam James Doyle/NPR hide caption

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With Chemistry And Care, Conservators Keep Masterpieces Looking Their Best

Armed with cotton swabs, strong solvents and a lot of training, conservators are entrusted with restoring priceless works of art. At the National Gallery of Art we learn that varnish is enemy No. 1.

Senior conservator of paintings Ann Hoenigswald works to fill in elements of Paul Cézanne's Riverbank c. 1895 in the National Gallery of Art's Paintings Conservation Lab in Washington, D.C. Liam James Doyle/NPR hide caption

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With Chemistry And Care, Conservators Keep Masterpieces Looking Their Best

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Anti-gentrification activists staged a protest outside Weird Wave Coffee Brewers recently, chanting "Weird Cafe has got to go." Saul Gonzalez/KCRW hide caption

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In This LA Neighborhood, Protest Art Is A Verb

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Maria Guereca in her apartment in Juarez, Mexico, holding a picture of her son, Sergio Hernandez the day the Supreme Court news came down. He was killed by a Border Patrol agent seven years ago this month. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Mom Of Cross-Border Shooting Victim 'Still Waiting For Victory'

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