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From Freud’s Couch to Emily Dickinson’s Only Surviving Dress: Annie Leibovitz Catalogs Meta-Cultural Iconography
From Freud’s Couch to Emily Dickinson’s Only Surviving Dress: Annie Leibovitz Catalogs Meta-Cultural Iconography

What Virginia Woolf’s writing table has to do with Darwin’s countryside cottage and Freud’s final couch.

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A Painting of Cancer Cells Inspired by Carl Sagan
A Painting of Cancer Cells Inspired by Carl Sagan

What supernovas have to do with cancer cells.

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Harris Tweed: The Story of the Greatest Cloth of All
Harris Tweed: The Story of the Greatest Cloth of All

What Scottish sheep have to do with timeless fashion and the humanity of craftsmanship.

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Leonard Weisgard’s Stunning 1949 Alice in Wonderland Illustrations
Leonard Weisgard’s Stunning 1949 Alice in Wonderland Illustrations

A vibrant mid-century homage to one of the most beloved children’s books of all time.

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Gerhard Richter: Tate Modern Celebrates One of the Greatest Artists Alive
Gerhard Richter: Tate Modern Celebrates One of the Greatest Artists Alive

An ambitious retrospective on one of the most influential and prolific artists alive today.

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What Is Motion Design?
What Is Motion Design?

From the dawn of cinema to Saul Bass to Digital Hollywood in 600 seconds.

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