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William Finnegan surfs Cloudbreak, off the island of Tavarua in Fiji, in 2005. Scott Winer hide caption

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A Lifelong Surfer Explains Why There's No Such Thing As A 'Perfect' Wave

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Caillebotte's 1875 painting The Floor Scrapers was rejected by the elite Salon, but it was the work that launched his career. RMN-Grand Palais/Art Resour/Courtesy National Gallery of Art hide caption

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Known As A Collector, Gustave Caillebotte Gets His Due As A Painter

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Birds, Bees And The Power Of Sex Appeal: The Ribald Lives Of Flowers

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Irrational Man is a Hitchcock-style mystery wrapped in a Woody Allen romance. Sabrina Lantos /Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Sleuthing With Offbeat Variations In 'Irrational Man' And 'Mr. Holmes'

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Ritchy Issac (left) and Myles Linton (right) consider themselves part of sneaker culture, the subject of an exhibit now on display at the Brooklyn Museum. Ilya Marritz/WNYC hide caption

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New Exhibit Laces Together Sneakers And History

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Sean Baker's Tangerine offers up a gallery of the vivid, profane, utterly riotous characters who inhabit the fringes of LA's sex industry. Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Be Your Own Self: The Lessons Of 'Do I Sound Gay?' And 'Tangerine'

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Looks At The Physical Toll Of Being Black In America

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Do It Like A Deity: A Dutch Artist Depicts Gods Gone Wild

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Tunde Wey gets ready to serve plantains and Jollof rice at his pop-up Nigerian dinner in the kitchen of Toki Underground, a ramen restaurant in Washington, D.C., in December 2014. Eliza Barclay/NPR hide caption

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Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

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'Vendetta' Recalls The Ruthless Rivalry Between Bobby Kennedy, Jimmy Hoffa

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Adele Block-Bauer, photographed circa 1915, was from a prominent Jewish family in Vienna. IMAGNO/Austrian Archives hide caption

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Immortalized As 'The Woman In Gold,' How A Young Jew Became A Secular Icon

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