This 4th century B.C. stone sculpture of Aphrodite, goddess of love, was illegally excavated from Sicily. The Getty Museum purchased it in 1988. In 2007, the Getty agreed to return it — along with 40 other disputed artifacts — to the Italian government. The goddess will be officially installed at her new home — a small museum in Sicily — on Tuesday.
The Soumaya Museum in Mexico City was designed by Carlos Slim's son-in-law and houses Slim's collection of more than 65,000 pieces. It is dominated by works from European and Mexican artists.
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Sparklet Nasal "completely cures head colds" and is "invaluable for all ailments of the respiratory passages." All you have to do is stick something in your nose. (French, c. 1900-1905)
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Snapshot Of History: Silkscreened from a newspaper photograph, Glenn Ligon's Hands takes a moment from Louis Farrakhan's Million Man March and strips it of its context.
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Displays at La Plaza include film posters featuring Mexican actresses Lupita Tovar and Dolores del Rio, as well as Mexican actor Ramon Novarro, star of 1925's Ben-Hur.
Grover Cleveland, the only President to get married in the White House, married 21-year-old Frances Folsom, above, in the Blue Room in 1886. The blue furniture, as shown in Waddell's painting, Something Blue, is still in the White House collection. Click here to explore the painting.
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Captain Hook (left) and her accomplice, Vanessa XKiller, vandalize a bear statue in L.A.'s Griffith Park in the most cozy way possible: with a hand-crocheted hoodie. Stepping back to assess their handiwork, Vanessa concludes, it's "gangster cute."
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