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Hannibal, Mo.: Art Abounds In Twain's Hometown

Mark Twain found the inspiration for his classic works while growing up in the river town of Hannibal, Mo. Today, there's a new set of artistic characters in Twain's boyhood home; the town of 18,000 boasts a vibrant arts community.
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'A Contest Of Wits': A Former Forger Recalls His Art

Ken Perenyi made millions painting and selling more than 1,000 forgeries over 30 years. He's imitated the likes of Charles Bird King and James Buttersworth — and confesses it all in his new book, Caveat Emptor: The Secret Life of an American Art Forger.
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Hopper's Pensive Lady In Pink Travels The World

The Columbus Museum of Art in Ohio has been home to Edward Hopper's Morning Sun painting for more than 50 years. But if you visit Columbus, there's no guarantee you'll be able to see it; the painting spends much of its time on loan to other museums.
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Controversy At The Corcoran

Concerns over money and gallery space have leaders at the Corcoran Gallery contemplating a move away from the District.

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Reflective Art Brings Light, Color To Historic Spaces

Swarovski crystals and chicken wire are just two ingredients of landscape artists Xavier Perrot and Andy Cao's work. Their installations at a one-time leprosarium outside Paris and in D.C.'s Dumbarton Oaks are informed by the history and space that surrounds them.
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Vuillard: A Parisian Painter And His Jewish Patrons

A new exhibit in New York explores the life of Edouard Vuillard — a lesser-known, intellectual Parisian artist — and the Jewish tastemakers who supported him at the turn of the century.

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