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Teen Carves Name Into Egyptian Relic
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Teenager Carves Own Name Into 3,500-Year-Old Relic

Oh no, the Egyptians are going to be maaaaad...

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Naked Painting of Bea Arthur Selling for $2 Million

Maybe 'Airheads' is your favorite movie. Maybe you really loved 'Maude' and 'The Golden Girls.' Or maybe you just love oil paintings of nude older ladies. If any of these are true, and you've got at least $2 million to spare, this painting of Bea Arthur (note: she didn't actually pose for the painting) by artist John Currin is up for auction.

It's expected to go for $1.8-$2.5 million bucks. Here's what (most of) the whole painting looks like. 

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Calvin and Hobbes Artwork Breaks Auction Record
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Original ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ Artwork Sells for Record-Breaking Amount

We've been mourning the sad loss of 'Calvin and Hobbes' ever since cartoonist Bill Watterson stopped producing the beloved comic strip in 1995. But apparently the strip hasn't gone completely forgotten, since a piece of original 'Calvin and Hobbes' artwork recently broke a record at auction by selling for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Salvador Dali Holds His Cane
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On Sale at Goodwill: One Rare Salvador Dali Drawing

Every now and then, a lost work of art from one of history's greatest artists turns up in a garage sale or secondhand store. Some lucky buyer pays just mere pennies for something that's potentially worth thousands or more. This time, the store itself is the one profiting off a famous painting.

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Art Made From the Dust of 9/11 Attack

When the Twin Towers fell on 9/11, the surrounding streets were enshrouded in plumes of smoke and massive clouds of dust.

Artist Xu Bing collected much of this dust and ten years later has used it as material for an installation called Where Does the Dust Collect? Blowing the dust onto the floor of an exhibition space with a leaf blower, he then stenciled a zen poem into it.

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Wall Street Bull Gets A Sweater

Olek a Polish artist who uses her crocheting skills as a sculpture dressed up the Wall Street Bull in a fully crocheted sweater for the holidays. CNN.com reports:

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