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Human Connections Light Up 'This Brilliant Darkness'

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The Rembrandt That Was Fake, Then Real Again

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The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology — known as The Penn Museum — has hired refugees and immigrants from the Middle East, Africa and Central America as part of their "Global Guides" program. Moumena Saradar, who is originally from Syria, stands next to the wedding jewelry and headdress of Queen Puabi, her favorite part of the Middle East gallery. Cameron Pollack for NPR hide caption

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Refugee Docents Help Bring A Museum's Global Collection To Life

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In A Paramount Pictures Backlot, Latino Artists Showcase Work On Representation

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The FBI building in downtown Washington, D.C. — Utah Sen. Mike Lee describes it as looking like "an abandoned set from The Hunger Games." ERIC BARADAT/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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'Just Plain Ugly': Proposed Executive Order Takes Aim At Modern Architecture

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Years ago, John Sonsini began approaching men in Los Angeles who were looking for work — and offering them modeling jobs. The results are on view in a show called Cowboy Stories & New Paintings. Above, Saul & Lorenzo, 2008. John Sonsini hide caption

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Artist Says His Portraits Of Day Laborers Are Paintings — Not Statements

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This Japanese black pine was stolen on Sunday from a museum in Washington state. It was grown from a seed in a tin can by Japanese American Juzaburo Furuzawa while he was incarcerated in an internment camp during World War II. Courtesy of Pacific Bonsai Museum hide caption

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'Priceless' Bonsai Trees Stolen From Museum In Washington State

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His Work Is Set In Stone All Over Washington, D.C.

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Models walk the runway for Christopher John Rogers during New York Fashion Week in September 2019. Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows hide caption

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These Head-To-Toe Fashions Were Inspired By Grandma's Sunday Best

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Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama stand next to their newly unveiled portraits during a ceremony at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery on Feb. 12, 2018. The portraits are set to go on a yearlong tour to five cities in June of 2021. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Obamas' Portraits Going On Tour Next Year

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In the second season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Midge (Rachel Brosnahan) visits the Catskills. Costume designer Donna Zakowska says this outfit "in the boat with a funny lampshade hat" was among her favorites. Amazon Studios hide caption

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Meet The Designer Who Makes 'Mrs. Maisel' Look So Marvelous

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Portrait of a Woman in Red, 1620, by Marcus Gheeraerts II Tate hide caption

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Tracing 500 Years Of Pregnancy Portraits, From The Tudors To Today

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North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr with Georgia Republican Kelly Loeffler. "He caught my attention because he wasn't wearing socks. And he has very expensive loafers, or they seem that way. And so I did a sketch of him. And the next day, he had it as his profile picture on Twitter." Kisha Ravi/NPR hide caption

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Sketch Artist Captures 'Something Unusual' At Senate Trial

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