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Google's Art Selfie App Offers A Lesson In Biometric Privacy Laws In U.S.

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Oregon Artist Turns Dead Creatures Into Beautiful Compositions

Urchin Triptych is one of hundreds of Christopher Marley artworks on display at the Gallery of Amazing Things' "Biophilia" exhibition.Christopher Marley Studiohide caption

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Oregon Artist Turns Dead Creatures Into Beautiful Compositions

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Russia's Underground Art Finds A Home In The U.S.

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CIA Calendar Art Offers A Glimpse Into The World Of Spies

Secret Ops of the CIA and Secret Aviation Ops of the CIA wall calendars contain paintings depicting declassified spy missions from the agency's past. The original paintings are displayed at CIA headquarters in Virginia.Jay Price/North Carolina Public Radio - WUNChide caption

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CIA Calendar Art Offers A Glimpse Into The World Of Spies

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Exhibit Featuring 20 Red Punching Bags Opens At LA Art Show

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This New York Gallery Has An Unusual Age Limit: No Artists Younger Than 60

The Carter Burden Gallery in Chelsea only shows works by artists who are at least 60 years old.Carter Burden Galleryhide caption

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This New York Gallery Has An Unusual Age Limit: No Artists Younger Than 60

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How An Art Museum Is Reaching A More Diverse Audience

The High Museum of Art in Atlanta has worked to make diversity a priority. In recent years, the museum has seen an increase in the percentage of nonwhite visitors.John Bazemore/APhide caption

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How An Art Museum Is Reaching A More Diverse Audience

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Christopher Marley's Dead Things

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In Lebanon, Mile-Long Artwork Is A Sign Of Peace

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MacArthur 'Genius' Paints Nigerian Childhood Alongside Her American Present

Njideka Akunyili Crosby paints in her Los Angeles studio in September 2017.John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundationhide caption

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MacArthur 'Genius' Paints Nigerian Childhood Alongside Her American Present

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Deadline Approaches For $10 Million Reward On Leads To Gardner Museum Paintings

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In U.N. Art Exhibition, Syrian Artist Unpacks Refugees' Baggage

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Illustrator Maira Kalman Moving To The Stage With Choreographer John Heginbotham

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Gourmet Sprinkles Make Sweets And Other Treats Sparkle

Sprinkle Pop's Unicorn Mix includes a variety of sprinkle textures and flavors. It's one of the company's most popular mixes.Emily Bogle/NPRhide caption

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Gourmet Sprinkles Make Sweets And Other Treats Sparkle

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'Fascinating And Also A Little Bit Uncomfortable': Andrew Wyeth At 100

Artist Andrew Wyeth — pictured on his property in Chadds Ford, Penn. in 1964 — would have turned 100 in July of 2017.Bill Ingraham/APhide caption

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'Fascinating And Also A Little Bit Uncomfortable': Andrew Wyeth At 100

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A Painting Stored Away And The Artist Who Wants It To See The Light Of Day

The Fulbright Triptych by Simon Dinnerstein.Courtesy of Simon Dinnersteinhide caption

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A Painting Stored Away And The Artist Who Wants It To See The Light Of Day

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No Kitten Around: Museum Exhibit Celebrates 'Divine Felines'

Stone bust of the goddess Sakhmet.Brooklyn Museum/Gift of Dr. and Mrs. W. Benson Harer, Jr.hide caption

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No Kitten Around: Museum Exhibit Celebrates 'Divine Felines'

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'I Came, I Saw, I Selfied': How Instagram Transformed The Way We Experience Art

A woman photographs inside the "Aftermath of Obliteration of Eternity" room during a preview of the Yayoi Kusama's "Infinity Mirrors" exhibit at the Hirshhorn Museum on Feb. 21, 2017 in Washington, D.C.Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Imageshide caption

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