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The Golden Knights' mascot takes up his sword before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday. Vegas would go on to win that game against the Washington Capitals — but not before the mascot fought a sweat-drenched duel with a sad-sack stand-in for the Caps. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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Behind That Bonkers Golden Knights Pregame Show: 'We Threw Everything On The Wall'

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Talley — seen here in a still from the movie — says his love of fashion comes from his love of his grandmother and her fine church wardrobe. Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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'The Gospel According to André': Look Fabulous, And Know Your History

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Mark Seliger says a sense of humor is what differentiates his portraits. Above, comedian Jerry Seinfeld as the Tin Man from The Wizard of Oz. Mark Seliger hide caption

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'Get Something That No One Else Has Gotten', Says Photographer Mark Seliger

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One of Andy Warhol's Oxidation Paintings, sold earlier this week by the Baltimore Museum of Art. Mito Hood/Photography BMA hide caption

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Baltimore Museum Says Goodbye Warhol, Hello Younger, More Diverse Collection

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Past Times by Kerry James Marshall at Sotheby's. It sold for $21.1 million, a record auction price for a living African American artist, this week. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Mother of Modern Medicine by Kadir Nelson, oil on linen, 2017. Collection of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Kadir Nelson and the JKBN Group LLC. hide caption

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Collection of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Kadir Nelson and the JKBN Group LLC.

Henrietta Lacks' Lasting Impact Detailed In New Portrait

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Film director Jean Renoir grappled with his father's legacy. "I have spent my life trying to determine the extent of the influence of my father upon me," he wrote. Renoir is shown above filming his 1962 film, The Elusive Corporal. Agence France Presse/Getty Images hide caption

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Filmmaker Jean Renoir Inherited An Artist's Eye For Images

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Bride Lindsey Morgan tries on a popular style on an episode of TLC's Say Yes to the Dress Atlanta. Host Monte Durham stands second from right. Dewey Ortiz/TLC hide caption

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Brides Everywhere Are Saying Yes To The Low-Cut Dress

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The new exhibition Moundverse Infants at Temple Contemporary in Philadelphia centers around artist Trenton Doyle Hancock's toy dolls. Torpedo Man, the superhero of his artistic cosmology, is portrayed on the left. Courtesy of Temple Contemporary hide caption

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An Artist's Alternative Universe And His Warehouse Full Of Dolls

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This painting is artist Christina Eve's attempt to recreate the images she sees when she listens to the music of Bleachers. Colorist Creative - Garrett Callahan and Sean Sida/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat's Teenage Years In 'Boom For Real'

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Technicians attend a rehearsal of the show Universal Judgment: Michelangelo and the Secrets of the Sistine Chapel, directed by Marco Balich, on March 13 near the Vatican. The Vatican Museums, which house the Sistine Chapel, provided high-definition digital reproductions of the frescoes in the hall at a reduced rate because they acknowledged the educational value of the project. Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Sistine Chapel Gets Its Own High-Tech Spectacle, With Music By Sting

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Kelly Slater during team practice before the World Surf League's Founders' Cup of Surfing at his Surf Ranch in Lemoore, Calif. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Surfers Head Inland To Compete On Machine-Made California Waves

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