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Hyper-Marketing Meets Meta-Art: Tate Tracks
Hyper-Marketing Meets Meta-Art: Tate Tracks

How to lure twentysomethings, or what Basement Jaxx have to do with high art.

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Curating Twitter: Three Hand-Picked Must-Follows
Curating Twitter: Three Hand-Picked Must-Follows

Because #followfriday is insufficient, props are to be given, and we like Big Words.

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Running The Numbers: Oceanographic Visualization
Running The Numbers: Oceanographic Visualization

What 20,500 tuna have to do with your old toothbrush, or how a plastic comb ended up on top of Japan’s most iconic volcano.

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We Got Time: Hand-Illustration Meets In-Camera Animation Magic
We Got Time: Hand-Illustration Meets In-Camera Animation Magic

What a French invention from 1877 has to do with superb modern animation.

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Writing Without Words: Visualizing Jack Kerouac’s On The Road
Writing Without Words: Visualizing Jack Kerouac’s On The Road

Literature as a canvas, a book as a living organism, and rhythm as a texture.

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The Sale of Manhattan: A Saul Bass Gem Circa 1962
The Sale of Manhattan: A Saul Bass Gem Circa 1962

What Saul Bass has to do with George W, or why Manhattan is worth $32 worth of junk jewelry.

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