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Edible Landscapes: Miniature Vignettes Made from Food
Edible Landscapes: Miniature Vignettes Made from Food

What Martian landscapes have to do with London’s skyline and the mutations of Thanksgiving.

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Hide/Seek: Portraits of Gender Identity and Sexual Difference in Art
Hide/Seek: Portraits of Gender Identity and Sexual Difference in Art

What gelatin and silver have to do with the history of art and equality.

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Auto Focus: A Brief History of Contemporary Self-Portraiture
Auto Focus: A Brief History of Contemporary Self-Portraiture

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Wabi Sabi: An Unusual Children’s Book Based on the Japanese Philosophy of Finding Beauty in Imperfection and Impermanence
Wabi Sabi: An Unusual Children’s Book Based on the Japanese Philosophy of Finding Beauty in Imperfection and Impermanence

What a lost cat has to do with the evolution of the tea ceremony as an existential philosophy.

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William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible
William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible

What charcoal has to do with democracy, equality and the cultural necessity for absurdity.

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Bark: An Intimate Look at the World’s Trees
Bark: An Intimate Look at the World’s Trees

French photographer Cedric Pollet travels the world to document the most beautiful tree barks in a project that is part stunning art photography, part implicit manifesto for biodiversity.

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