• It appears on T-shirts and cellphone covers, coffee mugs and wine labels. You can even use it as an avatar in online games.

    In this combination of two undated handout photos made available by the Centro de Estudios Borjanos, the 20th century Ecce Homo-style fresco of Christ , left and the 'restored' version, at right.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 11:30 PM EST
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  • The spectacular 1932 photograph “Lunch atop a Skyscraper (New York Construction Workers Lunching on a Crossbeam),” which shows a row of construction workers taking their lunch break on a steel beam high above Manhattan, is celebrating its 80th anniversary by being outed as a staged photo.

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  • In 2004, British artist Paul Huxley made the first of several visits to China and was immediately taken by the bold formalised versions of Chinese characters used on public signs everywhere.

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  • A Russian man has claimed responsibility for scrawling graffiti on a mural by modern American master Mark Rothko at London's Tate Modern museum.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 09, 2012, 1:00 PM EST
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  • Painting by 17th-century Flemish artist depicting a bearded Brussels magistrate was brought to the show by an English priest who bought it in an antiques shop for $660.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 30, 2013, 12:22 AM EST
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  • Basim Magdy, "They Endorsed Collective Failure as the Dawn of a New Renaissance," 2013 (detail)

    From slide projections to an ongoing series of captioned images, what ties Egyptian artist Basim Magdy’s work together is narrative.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 22, 2014, 3:45 AM EST
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