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Past Objects: Excavated Curiosities from New York’s Forgotten Past
Past Objects: Excavated Curiosities from New York’s Forgotten Past

What landfills have to do with ivory craftsmanship and existential questions of impermanence.

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Metrocard Collages: 3 Phenomenal Artists
Metrocard Collages: 3 Phenomenal Artists

What Oprah’s diet has to do with the Mona Lisa, Frida Kahlo and the art of meta.

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All the Buildings in New York, Illustrated
All the Buildings in New York, Illustrated

What deli signage typography has to do with the connectedness of the universe.

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