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"Market Symphony" is a new audio installation at the National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C. The exhibition layers sound from a market in Lagos, Nigeria. The speakers are installed on enamelware trays which are often used in markets. Courtesy of the National Museum of African Art hide caption

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Symphony Of The City: Nigerian Artist Draws Songs From The Bustling Market

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Singer-songwriter Walter Martin. Sebastian Kim/Ile Flottante Music hide caption

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Walter Martin Remembers Art History Class With 'Arts + Leisure'

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Ahead of a press conference with Premier Matteo Renzi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, wooden panels were erected around some Roman statues in Rome's Capitoline Museums. Giuseppe Lami/AP hide caption

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What Might Rouhani Have Missed When Rome Boxed Up The Nudes?

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The Knoedler & Company art gallery, shown here in 2010, had been in business since before the Civil War. The gallery permanently closed its doors in 2011. Paul Goguen/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Art Forgery Trial Asks: Were Dealers Duped, Or Did They Turn A Blind Eye?

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Before it moved to the Museum of Fine Arts, Frida Kahlo's Dos Mujeres (Salvadora y Herminia) belonged to the family of American industrialist Jackson Cole Phillips, who purchased it from Kahlo in 1929. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston hide caption

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Boston Museum Acquires First Painting Frida Kahlo Ever Sold

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This platinum-engraved sapphire disk, part of a set illustrating Earth's biodiversity, will be housed in the Earth Chamber of the MoonArk. It's designed by Mark Baskinger with Matt Zywica, Maggie Banks, Christie Chong, Bettina Chou, Adella Guo, Natalie Harmon, Deborah Lee, Deniz Sokullu and Carolyn Zhou. Courtesy of The Moon Arts Project hide caption

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An Artistic Time Capsule Prepares To Hitch A Ride To The Moon

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Encore: Artist Makes It Big With Adult Coloring Books

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Ellsworth Kelly, shown before one of his huge pieces at Peter Carlson Enterprises, Sun Valley, in 1996, has died at the age of 92. Clarence Williams/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Artist Ellsworth Kelly, Master Of Colorful Abstraction, Dies At 92

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Over a decades-long career, Frank Stella has done sculptures, three-dimensional reliefs, brightly-colored geometric shapes and mostly black paintings that literally changed the way people looked at art. (Pictured here: Empress of India, 1965.) 2015 Frank Stella/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Digital Image/The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA / Art Resource, NY. hide caption

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With Artist Frank Stella, What You See Is What You See

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Artist Rogan Brown's paper sculptures are many times larger than the organisms that inspire them. Magic Circle Variation 5 is approximately 39 inches wide by 39 inches tall in its entirety. Brown has created multiple versions of Magic Circle, the shape of which alludes to a petri dish and a microscope lens. Courtesy of Rogan Brown hide caption

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In his 1942 mural The Underground Railroad, Woodruff shows slaves about to cross the Ohio River to freedom. Peter Harholdt/Copyright Talladega College hide caption

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With Powerful Murals, Hale Woodruff Paved The Way For African-American Artists

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In 'Drawing Blood,' A Life Of Art And Action

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An Iranian woman looks at the painting "Sienna, Orange Black on Dark Brown" by artist Mark Rothko during the opening of an exhibition at Tehran's Museum of Contemporary Art on Nov. 20. Iran amassed a spectacular collection of modern Western art in the 1970s under Shah Reza Pahlavi, but it has rarely been on display since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hidden For Decades, Pollocks, Rothkos And More Go On Display In Iran

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Japanese Illustrator Shigeru Mizuki Dies At 93

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