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Tom Schiller plays artist Kurt Barnert, a character modeled on Gerhard Richter, in this old-fashioned melodrama from writer-director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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The Fearless Girl statue stands facing the Charging Bull as tourists take pictures in New York City. The smaller statue was moved this week. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Meow Wolf: From DIY Art Collective To Moneymaking Company

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Why Trevor Paglen Thinks About Who's Watching Us

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An image shows the paintings stolen from the Netherlands' Kunsthal museum in 2012 — including Picasso's Tête d'Arlequin at bottom right. Two Dutch citizens claim to have found the missing Picasso work, Romanian prosecutors said on Sunday. Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Miss White Mountain Apache Queen 2018-19 Zipporah Lupe greets Miss Navajo contestands Summer Jake (left), Kayla Martinez and Autumn Montoya as they get ready for the parade at the 77th Navajo Nation Fair in Window Rock, Ariz. on the Navajo Nation in September. Caitlin O'Hara for NPR hide caption

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Stan Lee, American comic book writer, editor, publisher and former President of Marvel Comics, attends the premiere of Doctor Strange in 2016. Lee died Monday at the age of 95. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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A True Believer Remembers Stan Lee

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Comic book legend Stan Lee poses at the opening reception for "Stan Lee: A Retrospective" presented by the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art on Feb. 23, 2007 in New York City. Mat Szwajkos/Getty Images hide caption

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A Marvel Of A Man: Stan Lee Dead At 95

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Colombian sculptor Doris Salcedo (center) cleans a spill on the floor during the pre-inauguration of her peace monument titled Fragmentos (Fragments), for which she used metal melted-down from the weapons handed over by FARC guerrilla fighters to make the floor, in Bogotá on July 31. Diana Sanchez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Intimate Pontormo Show Outshines The Met's Big Delacroix Retrospective

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Abstract artist Larry Poons is enjoying a late-career resurgence of interest, decades after his optical dot paintings attracted acclaim in the 1960s. Poons is a key figure in the documentary The Price of Everything. HBO Documentary Films hide caption

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New Documentary Paints A Picture Of The Contemporary Art Market Run Amok

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Renaissance Reminiscent Paintings Celebrate Ferguson, St. Louis Residents

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