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Yayoi Kusama, Japan’s Most Celebrated Contemporary Artist, Illustrates Alice in Wonderland
Yayoi Kusama, Japan’s Most Celebrated Contemporary Artist, Illustrates Alice in Wonderland

Down the rabbit hole in colorful dots, twisted typography, and strange eye conditions.

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The Geometry of God: The Striking Kaleidoscopic Patterns of European Cathedral Ceilings
The Geometry of God: The Striking Kaleidoscopic Patterns of European Cathedral Ceilings

Photographer David Stephenson captures architectural triumphs at the intersection of art and mathematics.

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Hidden Treasure: Ten Centuries of Rare Archival Images Visualizing the Body
Hidden Treasure: Ten Centuries of Rare Archival Images Visualizing the Body

What vintage nurse uniforms have to do with Darwin’s studies of animal emotions and Chinese war propaganda.

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Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art
Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art

What the feats of Marco Polo have to do with medieval political propaganda and the history of tea.

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Waterlife: Exquisite Illustrations of Marine Creatures Based on Indian Folk Art
Waterlife: Exquisite Illustrations of Marine Creatures Based on Indian Folk Art

From walls to paper, or what the eye of the octopus has to do with swans and women’s role in the arts.

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Edward Gorey’s Donald Illustrations
Edward Gorey’s Donald Illustrations

A boy, a monster, and a loving mid-century collaboration.

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