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Edouard Manet's 1873 oil on canvas, The Railway, is on view at the Norton Simon Museum in Los Angeles until March 2. It is on loan from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Studio A/Courtesy of Norton Simon Museum hide caption

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Impressionist Hero Edouard Manet Gets The Star Treatment In Los Angeles

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Frida Kahlo's passion for food was evident in her many still lifes of fruit, like this painting entitled "The Bride Frightened at Seeing Life Opened." She was also known for her raucous dinner parties in Mexico City. Wikiart hide caption

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(Left) Nelson Rockefeller examines a painting at New York's Museum of Modern Art in 1939. (Right) Diego Rivera, seen here in 1933, works on a panel of his mural in the lobby of Rockefeller Center. (Left) Bettmann/CORBIS. (Right) AP hide caption

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Daughters Back An Artful End To The Rivera-Rockefeller Rivalry Story

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In Art For The Blind, Touching Exhibits Is Mandatory

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Artist Jesse Howard filled his 20-acre property with hand-painted signs. Collection of the Kansas City Art Institute. hide caption

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Ornery Artist's Hand-Lettered Screeds Helped Him Keep The World At Bay

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Afghan war rugs reflect the nation's long history of conflict through one of its most ancient art forms. Courtesy of Kevin Sudeith hide caption

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'War Rugs' Reflect Afghanistan's Long History With Conflict

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Beautiful Bird Exhibit Spotted At Smithsonian

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As U.S. Reengages With Cuba, Art Museums Make a Trade

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James Snyder, director of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, with Egon Schiele's 1915 work, Krumau Town Crescent I. It's one of about 1,000 works of Nazi-confiscated art the museum has received. The museum has no record of who owned the painting before it was taken by the Nazis. In some 40 cases, the museum has returned artworks when heirs were found. Daniel Estrin for NPR hide caption

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7 Decades On, Israel Still Seeks Resolutions For 'Holocaust Art'

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Sister Corita Kent stands in front of her work, including for eleanor, at Immaculate Heart College in 1964. Courtesy of Corita Art Center hide caption

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A Nun Inspired By Warhol: The Forgotten Pop Art Of Sister Corita Kent

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Eric Bransby, pictured above in his home in Colorado Springs, is still creating art at 98. "I try to make each mural a project that will somehow expand my abilities a little bit more," he says. Nathaniel Minor/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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For 98-Year-Old Artist, Every Mural Must 'Be A New Adventure'

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Curator Timothy Verdon says "Mary is unexpectedly fashionable" in Fra Filippo Lippi's Madonna and Child, painted in the 1460s. Provincia di Firenze, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence/National Museum of Women in the Arts hide caption

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Mother, Empress, Virgin, Faith: 'Picturing Mary' And Her Many Meanings

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Turner Was A Brute, But He Painted With Romantic Radiance

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'Mr. Turner' About A Man Trying To Find His Place In The World

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Timothy Spall finds beauty in the unlikeliest places as painter J.M.W. Turner. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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'Mr. Turner' Is A Snuffling, Growling Work Of Art

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