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Mega-Rich Invest In Works By Living Artists

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Nazi-Era Art Cache Brings Provenance Issues To Swiss Museum

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Galindo's "zapatello" uses gears and cranks to hit a shoe and glove on a drum made of a tire and rawhide. Richard Misrach/Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York and Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles hide caption

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Lost — Then Found — Along The Border, Objects Become Art

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Milton's Mary's Turn also features Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas paintings hanging on the wall. Click here for a closer look. Courtesy of Peter Milton hide caption

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For One Artist, Colorblindness Opened Up A World Of Black And White

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Cosbys Start A 'Conversation' With African-American Art

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'National Gallery' Offers A Lingering Look At Art

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Pedestrians pass the display windows at Bonhams New York auction house. The Mexican government accuses Bonhams of auctioning off artifacts that were stolen from Mexico, and says others that were offered as ancient were modern fakes. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Andy Warhol's Triple Elvis [Ferus Type] is set to be auctioned at Christie's, and expectations are high — but Warhol's estate won't see any of the money. Christie's Images LTD. 2014 hide caption

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Famous Paintings Sell For Millions At Auction, But The Artist Gets Zero

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'Grand Bargain' Will Help Save Detroit — And Its Art

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Sotheby's Has Record Auction With Works By Giacometti, Van Gogh

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Tourists take photos and listen to an audio tour in front of El Greco's 'The Disrobing of Christ' inside Toledo's cathedral. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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400 Years After Death, El Greco Receives Celebration He Sought

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'Ciao, Carpaccio!' Painter's Reputation No Longer Sliced Thin

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Edgar Degas' Little Dancer Aged Fourteen is on display at the National Gallery of Art until Jan. 11. Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon/ Courtesy of the National Gallery hide caption

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'Little Dancer' Musical Imagines The Story Behind Degas' Mysterious Muse

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The face in Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada's larger-than-life portrait is a composite of photos the artist took of young men from many racial backgrounds. Tami Heilemann/Department of the Interior hide caption

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On The National Mall, An American Portrait In Sand And Soil

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