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The DOT's Champions of Public Art
Found public space in New York is a precious commodity—and a small city agency is doing her...
What We Learned This Week: History in Charlottesville; Remembering Arlene Gottfried
It was going to be his last day of work: On August 12, Ryan Kelly went to downtown Charlottesv...
Media Watch, 1: The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker Is Now Live
The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker, a nonpartisan website dedicated to documenting press freedom ab...
Media Watch, 2: Breibart Says JLaw Cover Is Attack on the Right
To celebrate its 125th anniversary, Vogue commissioned four artists — photographers Bru...
In Focus: Photographer Leaves U. Of Nebraska After Sexual Harassment Charge
Award-winning Sports Illustrated photographer Bill Frakes will not return to his position as ad...
Nature Watch: The Man Who Lives with Hyenas
Hyenas are fierce and feared, but in the Ethiopian village of Harar, Abbas Yusuf, known as the ...
DIY Friday: Make This Solar Eclipse Lens Filter for $15
Are you ready for the solar eclipse due to sweep across the US on August 21? California-based l...
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Michael Sloan's Sketchbooks
The 2017 Summer Invitational: Pimp Your Sketchbook, in which artists show their personal work and...
Media Watch: With Charlottesville Video, Vice News Scores a Chilling Coup
By now you may have already seen it:   On Monday, HBO’s Vice News aired a 22-minute...
Tech News: Edelkrone SurfaceONE Motion Control System
Edelkrone’s newly launched SurfaceONE  is a 2-axis motion control system that allows...
Trending: Michel Gondry's IPhone Version of "The Red Balloon"
Apple hired French filmmaker Michel Gondry to shoot a film with an iPhone, and the result is&nb...
State of the Art: Must-Have Accessories for Shooting With an iPhone
If, like Michel Gondry, you decide to shoot a film with your iPhone, you’ll want to check...
Screening Room: The "Homeless Angels" of MacArthur Park
Los Angeles’s MacArthur Park has a notorious reputation, having become associated with dr...
Insight: How To Make Money as a Filmmaker
Creating art is nice. So is paying bills. NoFilmSchool features a video series from Zacuto &ldq...
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RT @SPDtweets: #SPDCoverOfTheDay: @TheEconomist, August 19-25, 2017 / AD: @StephenPetch; Covers AD: Graeme James; Illustration: Jon Berkele…

RT @villagevoice: How 6 NYC activists changed history with “Silence = Death” https://t.co/NO13oZzSjc

RT @tristanwalker: New Yorker, Time, and The Economist commissioned three pieces that will be remembered, forever. Incredible. Impactful.…

RT @TonkaOBrien: https://t.co/IWt0jQLQ4b

DART: Design Arts Daily The NYC DOT's Champions of Public Art @NYC_DOT Photo: Las Mariposas Amarillas.… https://t.co/QNVhAg7A4G

RT @NewYorker: A cartoon by Peter Kuper: https://t.co/Kmga6yhCDM https://t.co/Cogbby4P1q

RT @NBCNightlyNews: JUST IN: In letter to Pres. Trump, a mass resignation from the presidential arts and humanities committee. https://t.co…

RT @eweinsteinilloz: Excited to share Yayoi Kusama: From Here to Infinity! Is now in the @MuseumModernArt store! Available everywhere in Se…

RT @Newmanology: "Aim at being known for smart work" - my new interview with illustrator JACOB THOMAS via @AmericanIllust https://t.co/arEQ…

RT @voxdotcom: The New Yorker and Economist’s new covers blast Trump’s white supremacist pandering https://t.co/gy0UjK31Fb

RT @edelstudio: Meet the artist behind TIME’s ‘Hate in America’ cover https://t.co/uH7258KQEH

RT @plunkert: My first cover for The New Yorker entitled "Blowhard." https://t.co/OjnjELalVP

PROFILES by @Newmanology features JACOB THOMAS: Aim at being known for smart work. https://t.co/c78GbwVT3j https://t.co/QDxczV6Vym

DART: Design Arts Daily The Summer Invitational: Pimp Your Sketchbook features MICHAEL SLOAN.… https://t.co/3VrVf6XOxI

RT @seewaynewhite: https://t.co/AzPhx1NpB0

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