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Portrait of a Boy is one of three Rembrandt paintings in Simon's collection. If Simon had had his way, there would have been four; the Metropolitan Museum of Art outbid him for Aristotle Contemplating the Bust of Homer.
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When Atlanta burns in Gone with the Wind, what you're actually seeing is leftover sets from King Kong and The Garden of Allah set aflame in a lot in Culver City, Calif.
CC4 Nocagions, currently on display at the the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, was conceived in 1973 by Brazilian artists Helio Oiticica and Neville D'Almeida. Visitors are invited to swim in the pool, and the museum even sells $16 disposable bathing suits in case you've come unprepared.
The Palace of Versailles, west of Paris, will have its Hotel du Grand Controle, the traditional home of the chateau's treasurers, converted into a luxury hotel as part of a plan to pay for renovations at some of France's historic buildings.
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