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An exhibition at The Getty Center in Los Angeles features some 200 works of news-inspired art, dating back to the 1960s. Above, The Air Power of the World from Masao Mochizuki's 1976 "Television" series. Wilson Centre for Photography/Masao Mochizuki, courtesy of Osiris hide caption

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Wilson Centre for Photography/Masao Mochizuki, courtesy of Osiris

'Breaking News' Artists Use Mass Media As Their Medium

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A self-portrait taken by Cajal in his library when he was in his 30s. Courtesy Instituto Cajal del Consjo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid hide caption

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Art Exhibition Celebrates Drawings By The Founder Of Modern Neuroscience

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Alma Thomas' artwork Resurrection adorns the far wall of the Old Family Dining Room of the White House. Amanda Lucidon/The White House hide caption

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How A Work Of Art Makes It Onto The Wall Of The White House

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St. Jerome was previously thought to have been painted by a 16th century Italian artist. According to a complaint filed by Sotheby's auction house, it is actually a modern fake, painted in the 20th century. Sotheby's hide caption

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622 Pieces — That's How Many Legos It Takes To Build An NPR Headquarters Model

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The police force for protection of Italy's cultural heritage is headquartered in Rome's Piazza Sant'Ignazio. Sylvia Poggioli/NPR hide caption

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For Italy's Art Police, An Ongoing Fight Against Pillage Of Priceless Works

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Melania Trump wore a white, one-shouldered Ralph Lauren jumpsuit to her husband's election night rally. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Clothes Don't Make A First Lady, But They Can Make A Statement

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Getty Foundation Project Weaves U.S. Latino Art With Latin American Art

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Docents on the America InSight tours guide visitors through the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Raquel Zaldivar/NPR hide caption

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Blind Art Lovers Make The Most Of Museum Visits With 'InSight' Tours

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