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05.19.14: Observed

More Botany
Avery Thatcher is one of the emerging designers from the oft-lauded creative class in Portland, Oregon.
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04.22.14: Observed

Tiny PMS Match
Designer Inka Mathew is matching tiny objects to Pantone colors.
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04.11.14: Observed

Glaser Goes Psychedelic
If you're watching the premier of Mad Men this Sunday, you may notice some familiar-ish graphics. That's because the key art for Season 7 was created by Milton Glaser, based on some of the work he became known for in the 1960's and 70's, now frequently described as 'psychedelia'.
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03.26.14: Observed

Inge Druckrey + Sister Corita Kent on Film
On Friday, April 4th, the Department of Graphic Design at Yale University will be showing Teaching to See and Learning by Heart, two short films on the work and teaching of Inge Druckrey and Sister Corita Kent.
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03.24.14: Observed

A Love Letter to the City
In 1999, Stephen Powers stopped writing graffiti and dedicated himself to being a full-time artist.
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02.04.14: Observed

Craft, Art + Design Oral History Project
The Bard Graduate Center Craft, Art & Design Oral History Project is admirably ambitious.
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01.23.14: Observed

50 Years of Cuban Film Posters
The Danish Film Institute has posted their collection of Cuban Film Posters from the past 50 years or more on Flickr.
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01.21.14: Observed

A Secret Art Show Inside a Condemned NYC Apartment Building
The show, called Surplus Candy, was the brainchild of street artist Hanksy.
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01.14.14: Observed

These Collages Blur the Lines of Reality
Daniel Gordon is an artist and author living and working in Brooklyn. His work is the subject of three booksand a profile this week on Wired.
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12.27.13: Observed

A Sculpture on the Moon
Slate has a fascinating article about artist Paul van Hoeydonck and his three-and-a-half inch scultpure, Fallen Astronaut that was (and still is) exhibited on the moon.
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12.24.13: Observed

Fairy Tale Architecture
A roundup of our holiday Fairy Tale Architecture posts.
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12.18.13: Observed

Painting on Black Velvet
Collector's Weekly has a wonderful homage to the "the paintings the art world loves to hate", those on black velvet.
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10.18.13: Observed

The Way of Chopsticks
The Way of Chopsticks explores Song Dong and Yin Xiuzhen's memories of growing up in Communist China and juxtaposes those hardships with their bilingual 11-year-old daughter's very different, very contemporary upbringing.
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10.17.13: Observed

Possession
Someguy, also known as Brian Singer, is a San Francisco based fine artistand graphic designer. His most recent work — Possession — is a screen print on uncut dollars.
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09.25.13: Observed

Seven Fantastic Vintage Anatomy Drawings
Popular Science's gallery of seven of the most fantastic anatomy drawings from the Middle Ages.
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08.26.13: Observed

The Art Toast Project
Culinary innovator Ida Frosk depicts the works of famous cultural icons on pieces of toast.
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08.09.13: Observed

Perspective-Localized Art
Swiss artist Felice Varini recently installed a new perspective-localized street art piece in Paris.
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07.24.13: Observed

Barbie, Revisited
Artist Nikcolay Lamm asked what Barie would look like as an average woman.
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07.19.13: Observed

Eyes on the Sky: Weather Visualized
Jed Carter's new book of watercolors, Eyes on the Sky, is a process-based investigation into generative design and the weather.
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06.19.13: Observed

Flowering Pages
A little-known but remarkable collection of treasures from The Garden Club of America illustrates the activities of the premier American gardening association over the course of a century.
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05.03.13: Observed

Change of State
"Change of State" — a site specific projection on the facade of the New Museum during Ideas City Festival, Saturday, May 4th, 2013.
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03.28.13: Observed

Ann Weber Dumpster Dives in Rome
A film by Nick Heller about Ann Weber, a California-based artist who currently works primarily in cardboard.
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03.22.13: Observed

Mirror
The Seattle Art Museum will change permanently when Doug Aitken’s newest art installation — a giant LED and glass display called Mirror — is revealed.
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02.22.13: Observed

Vivian Maier: The Movie
A documentary is being made about John Maloofs discovery of Vivian Maier's street photographs.
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02.15.13: Observed

Filming Love in Times Square
From 11:57pm on February 13th until 12am February 14th British artist Tracey Emin turned Times Square into a big Valentine's Day card.
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02.04.13: Observed

Irving Harper, Paper Wizard
Irving Harper's paper sculptures are the subject of a new book out next week from Skira Rizzoli, Irving Harper Works in Paper.
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12.17.12: Pamela Hovland

Happy Holidays from Robert Frost
A brief history of the collaboration between Robert Frost and Joseph Blumenthal as well as many top woodcut and engraving artists of the day.
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12.04.12: Observed

Fig. 1-99
Anthony Gerace has created a series of 100 collaged colour studies – each one constructed from a single image, or rather the counterforms from an image.
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11.30.12: Observed

Tweeting Birds
@Hungry_birds are real birds from Latvia typing on the keyboard made from fat.
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11.26.12: Observed

Speculative Sound Performance
On Tuesday, November 27, at Apexart in NYC: an exercise in sonic branding.
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10.05.12: Observed

Wade Guyton: Cause for Optimism
A review of Wade Guyton’s show at the Whitney Museum in New York.
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09.25.12: Observed

Art Without Artists
Accidental Mysteries John Foster co-curated Art Without Artists at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at North Carolina State University.
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