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How Does Christoph Niemann Make Art Look Effortless? With A Lot Of Work

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The theme of Mike's Maze this year is "See America," which commemorates the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. Courtesy of Warner Farm hide caption

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Struth photographed Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip in 2011. "They were actually quite nice together," he says of the experience. (Pictured: Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh, Windsor Castle 2011) Thomas Struth/Promised Gift to the National Gallery of Art from the Collection of Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker hide caption

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Photography Writ Large: The Monumental Art Of Thomas Struth

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New York's Museum Of Modern Art Acquires Original Emoji

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Ragnar Kjartansson's Woman in E takes place in a circular room built from a gold tinsel curtain. Unlike many of his works, Woman in E features real people, rather than films. Cathy Carver/Courtesy of the artist, Luhring Augustine (New York) and i8 Gallery (Reykjavík) hide caption

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Art Star Ragnar Kjartansson Moves People To Tears, Over And Over

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Out Of This World: How Artists Imagine Planets Yet Unseen

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Amatrice's Basilica di San Francesco was among many centuries-old buildings damaged in Italy's Aug. 24 quake. The national police's art squad is documenting damage and salvaging priceless works of art from this and other churches in the region. Italian Carabinieri /AP hide caption

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When Cultural Heritage Is At Risk, Italy's Art Police Come To The Rescue

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This statue, in Sudbury, Ontario, was apparently vandalized about a year ago. A local artist volunteered to help replace Jesus' missing head, but not everyone appreciates her efforts. Marina von Stackelberg/CBC hide caption

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Artangel co-director James Lingwood has been struck by how much time visitors are spending at the exhibition. Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Reading Gaol, Where Oscar Wilde Was Imprisoned, Unlocks Its Gates For Art

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Self-Portrait in Blue Jacket (1950), by Max Beckmann. The painter had been on his way to see an exhibit featuring this self-portrait at the time of his heart attack. Saint Louis Art Museum, Bequest of Morton D. May(C) 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn hide caption

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Decades After His Death, Max Beckmann Returns To New York

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High-Priced 'Pill Fashion' Causing Controversy

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In a recent series of photographic drawings, David Hockney, shown above in his studio, plays with the relationship between painting and photography. Richard Schmidt/David Hockney/Abrams Books hide caption

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Artist David Hockney Says The Drive To Create Pictures 'Is Deep Within Us'

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Christian Siriano, seen here in April, says, "Clothes and fashion should be fun and fabulous," not stressful. JP Yim/Getty Images hide caption

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For Fashion Designer Christian Siriano, No Size Is Out Of Style

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People walk past a replica of an ancient statue of a human-headed winged bull from Nimrud, Iraq, destroyed by the Islamic State. It's part of an exhibition called "Rising from Destruction" at Rome's Colosseum. Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Replicas Of Artifacts Destroyed By ISIS 'Rising From Destruction' In Rome

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Toledano on set, being made up for one of his fates. Stephen T. Maing hide caption

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A Photographer Gets Old — Over And Over — In 'The Many Sad Fates'

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