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Nearly all of sculptor Stanislaw Szukalski’s work was destroyed by the Nazis. He and his wife escaped to the U.S. Obscurity beckoned—until the artist was suddenly rediscovered.
Artist Cai Guo-Qiang planned a global blackout for the two seconds that bridged the old century and new. But the project was never realized—and the Earth’s lights stayed on.
“The most important single collection” of Gustav Klimt’s work, owned by a wealthy industrialist, burned in a tragic fire in an Austrian castle in the waning days of World War II.
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