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The Orbit Pavilion was created by artists Dan Goods, David Delgado, Jason Klimoski and Shane Myrbeck. Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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At One NASA Lab, Art And Science Share The Same Orbit

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Alexander Wang Discusses Why He's Leaving NYFW And His New Business Model

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Dina Alhamrani's photos (at right) show a bride wearing a red "pre-wedding dress" and gold-leaf henna designs on her hands. "I want to tell brides never to let go of their heritage," Alhamrani says. "We have very, very vibrant colors. That's the message I try to convey. And the bride is looking at the light: That's a happy thing that she wants." Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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

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Urchin Triptych is one of hundreds of Christopher Marley artworks on display at the Gallery of Amazing Things' "Biophilia" exhibition. Christopher Marley Studio hide 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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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 - WUNC hide 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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The Carter Burden Gallery in Chelsea only shows works by artists who are at least 60 years old. Carter Burden Gallery hide caption

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

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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/AP hide 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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