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This picture taken on February 26, 2018, shows Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring" painting inside a XRF macro-scanner during a research at Het Mauritshuis in The Hague. Bart MAAT / ANP / AFP
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A priest gestures at the museum of the Virgin of Copacabana del Abra de Punta Corral in "Nuesta Senora del Rosario" parish church in Tilcara, Jujuy province, Argentina on February 15, 2018. A popular myth tells that Argentina will never become champion again because the footballers of the 1986 national team did not fulfill a promise to the Virgin of Copacabana del Abra de Punta Corral in Tilcara, Jujuy province, where they trained before taking part in the World Cup. CARLOS REYES / AFP
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Museum Editor at Country Music Hall Of Fame Michael Gray and songwriter Lori McKenna visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on March 3, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Country Music Hall Of Fame & Museum/AFP
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People walk and play ice hockey on a frozen lake in front of the Schloss Charlottenburg Palace on March 2, 2018 in Berlin. The palace, built from 1695 to 1699 in Italian Baroque style as a summer residence for Queen Sophie Charlotte, now houses a museum presenting among others a famous collection of French painting of the 18th century. Paul Zinken / dpa / AFP
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In this file photo taken on October 30, 2006 Somali-born model Iman (L) and husband British musician David Bowie (R) arrive for the 17th Annual Glamour Women of the Year awards at Carnegie Hall in New York. A globe-trotting, crowd-packing exhibition exploring the many sides of David Bowie opens this weekend in its final venue of New York, also the last home of the late rock legend. "David Bowie is" -- the show's title keeps the answer ambiguous -- presents Bowie not only as a rock pioneer but as a skilled actor, fashion icon, LGBT hero, inquisitive visual artist and even as a mime.The exhibition, which opened five years ago at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, opens March 2, 2018 at the Brooklyn Museum where it will close on July 15. STAN HONDA / AFP
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An Oscar statue is unveiled on the eve of the 90th Academy Awards Ceremony "The Oscars" on March 3rd, 2018 in Hollywood, California. All eyes will be on the battle for Oscars supremacy between "The Shape of Water" and "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" on Sunday. Robyn BECK / AFP
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A statue covered by ice sits in Apeldoorn on February 28, 2018. Dubbed "The Beast from the East," Europe was seized on February 27 with an icy cold originating from Siberia, which has already been responsible for twenty deaths in four days. EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP
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A decorative plate featuring an image of Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen behind a statue of late communist leader Mao Zedong at a souvenir store next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing on February 27, 2018. China's propaganda machine kicked into overdrive on February 27 to defend the Communist Party's move to scrap term limits for President Xi Jinping as critics on social media again defied censorship attempts. The country has shocked many observers by proposing a constitutional amendment to end the two-term limit for presidents, giving Xi a clear path to rule the world's second largest economy for life. GREG BAKER / AFP
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Bicultural artist Shan Jiang unveils vibrant 'East Meets West' painting for Hennessy X.O, the world’s original X.O Cognac, at DaDong on February 28, 2018 in New York City, infusing contemporary concepts with traditional symbols to commemorate the Year of the Dog. An encounter of two cultures, two traditions and savoir-faire, Hennessy's Lunar New Year celebration paid tribute to the Cognac's rich history and long-standing connection with the Chinese community. Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Hennessy/AFP
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This file photo taken on June 24, 2016 shows an interior view of the Elizabethan theatre built next to the Chateau d'Hardelot (Hardelot Castle) in Condette, northern France. A French theatre which was attacked by far-right vandals has been named the world's best wooden building, beating an acclaimed Norman Foster building to the prize. The Hardelot Elizabethan Theatre near Boulogne on the English Channel coast had been praised as "a masterpiece, magnetic in the manner of the Bilbao Guggenheim" by the architectural press, with French news weekly L'Obs saying that "if the exterior is astonishing, the interior is an enchantment." PHILIPPE HUGUEN / AFP