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Find articles, images, and image links for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from ancient to contemporary. Comprehensive coverage plus a timeline of world art, general visual art topic overviews, pronunciation guides for artist names and art terms, podcasts and interviews with contemporary artists, and more.