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Photoshop: As Real As It Gets
Photoshop: As Real As It Gets

Art imitates life imitates art, plus 61 cups of paint and a rubber glove.

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6 Signs the Apocalypse Cometh
6 Signs the Apocalypse Cometh

Shortcuts to obesity, paid shamelessness, D.C.’s constitutional right to bitch-slapping, and a potent antidote to it all.

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Tidying Up Art: Ursus Wehrli Deconstructs Iconic Paintings
Tidying Up Art: Ursus Wehrli Deconstructs Iconic Paintings

How a neat freak with a penchant for humor retells the art history of the world.

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Photography Spotlight: The Obama Phenomenon
Photography Spotlight: The Obama Phenomenon

What a camera and a chalkboard have to do with the political and cultural heritage of our time.

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I Met The Walrus: Lennon’s Brain Animated
I Met The Walrus: Lennon’s Brain Animated

Truth, aged like a good whiskey, from the cellar of a cultural legend.

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Life on Google
Life on Google

Why Google holds the key to modernity and what Madonna arms have to do with the moon landing.

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