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Robert Irwin Brings 'Big' To Texas With Permanent Art Installation

The 87-year-old conceptual artist unveils a large-scale installation of his work in Marfa, Texas, this week. He's spent his career creating site-specific art that often treats light as its subject.
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To Rebrand Itself, Greece Digs Deep Into Its Cultural DNA

The news out of Greece has been terrible. But with a large new exhibition of ancient artifacts at Washington, D.C.'s National Geographic Museum, the Greek government is trying an image reboot.
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Met's 'Unfinished' Exhibit Offers A Glimpse Of The Artistic Mind At Work

The inaugural show at the Metropolitan Museum's Met Breuer branch raises the question of what makes a finished work of art. Critic Lloyd Schwartz calls it "an astonishing gathering of masterpieces."
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Dalí Provides A Surrealist Shot In The Arm For A Fading Monterey Museum

A huge collection of Salvador Dalí's art is now open in a former history museum in Monterey, Calif. It's the work of real estate mogul Dmitry Piterman, who has amassed more than 570 Dalí pieces.
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At LA's MOCA, A Celebrated Chef Serves Up Dinner As Art Installation

Craig Thornton is behind some of the most coveted meal reservations in LA. For the past five months, he's been melding dining, sculpture and taxidermy at the city's Museum of Contemporary Art.
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Black Lives Matter Activists Take It Off The Street And Into The Museum

A postcard from the Underground Museum in Los Angeles, featuring reactions to the week's events from several founders of the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Oklahoma City Unveils Exclusive North American Matisse Exhibition

A collection of 100 works of art by Henri Matisse and his contemporaries is now on display at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. It's the only North American venue for the exhibition.
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QUIZ: What Does Food Symbolize In Art? Test Your Knowledge

Artists have been painting food into their work since ancient times. You know it looks delicious, but how well can you decipher what foods mean in art? Take this quiz to find out.
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A Chat With The Painter Whose Work Inspired Kanye West's 'Famous'

All Vincent Desiderio knew when he agreed to fly to Los Angeles was that West was a fan of his work. Twenty-four hours later, he found out just how deep the rapper's appreciation went.
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Overlooked But Undeterred, A 101-Year-Old Artist Finally Gets Her Due

Carmen Herrera was making art in the '50s and '60s but her male counterparts were getting all of the attention. Now, she's still hard at work and finally getting some long overdue recognition.

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