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December 11, 2015

Friday Links: clickbait vs non-clickbait

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Photographer: Robert Howlett | Isambard Kingdom Brunel, builder of the Great Eastern | ca. 1857-1858 | George Eastman House, eastmanhouse.org

Some stories we’ve been reading this week. We’ll be keeping track of which links get the most clicks!

Clickbait:

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December 4, 2015

Friday Links: the dark truth about stripes and polka dots

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Photographer: Robert Howlett | Isambard Kingdom Brunel, builder of the Great Eastern | ca. 1857-1858 | George Eastman House, eastmanhouse.org

Some stories we’ve been reading this week:

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November 20, 2015

Friday links: Gluten free art, photos made from starch, and a preservation crisis

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Photographer: Robert Howlett, Isambard Kingdom Brunel; builder of the Great Eastern, ca. 1857-1858. George Eastman House, eastmanhouse.org

Some links we have been reading this week:

  • Scared of gluten in your art, fear no more the internet now has the Gluten-Free Museum.
  • Could this hellish landscape be a work by Hieronymus Bosch? Experts now think so.
  • Photographers have tried many methods to capture images, including using potato starch.
  • And speaking of, take a look at the preservation challenges film faces today.
  • An apple a day might keep the doctor away, but could visiting a museum or stunning landmark also boost your immune system?
  • And finally, we are suckers for recreations of classic works of art. For example, these Klimt works recreated for an annual AIDS charity event.

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November 13, 2015

Friday Links: Friday the 13th edition

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Photographer: Robert Howlett | Isambard Kingdom Brunel, builder of the Great Eastern | ca. 1857-1858 | George Eastman House, eastmanhouse.org

Happy Friday the 13th! Here’s a mixture of creepy and magical stories to keep you from getting into trouble today.

Learn more about this unlucky day from what we’ve discovered before.

 

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November 6, 2015

Friday Links: The Colossus of Rhodes is coming back–bigger!

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Photographer: Robert Howlett | Isambard Kingdom Brunel, builder of the Great Eastern | ca. 1857-1858 | George Eastman House, eastmanhouse.org

Some stories we’ve been reading this week:

  • “When I came to New York, a couple of ladies sent me needlepoint pillows.” The forgotten story of Frank Stella’s cushions.
  • There are a number of risks associated with art restoration: you may damage the work, you may inadvertently change the original, and, oddly, you might be surprised by what you might uncover.
  • Greece is planning on recreating the legendary Colossus of Rhodes, one of the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Times being what they are, this one is going to be four times the size of the long-lost original.
  • Artist Harry Smith picked up every paper airplane he saw on the streets of Manhattan from 1961 to 1983. They look amazing.

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October 30, 2015

Friday Links: artists’ graves and the elephant beneath the Vatican

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Photographer: Robert Howlett | Isambard Kingdom Brunel, builder of the Great Eastern | ca. 1857-1858 | George Eastman House, eastmanhouse.org

Some stories we’ve been reading this week:

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October 23, 2015

Friday Links: happy little trees, celebrity art quiz, Monet’s ghost, and more

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Photographer: Robert Howlett | Isambard Kingdom Brunel, builder of the Great Eastern | ca. 1857-1858 | George Eastman House, eastmanhouse.org

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October 16, 2015

Friday Links: Brutally honest portraits, necessary rivalries, and haunted artworks

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Photographer: Robert Howlett | Isambard Kingdom Brunel, builder of the Great Eastern | ca. 1857-1858 | George Eastman House, eastmanhouse.org

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October 9, 2015

Friday Links: Renoir-inspired duel, Klee’s puppets, and more

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Photographer: Robert Howlett | Isambard Kingdom Brunel, builder of the Great Eastern | ca. 1857-1858 | George Eastman House, eastmanhouse.org

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October 2, 2015

Friday Links: the golden ratio debunked, Spiral Jetty dried up, and more

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Photographer: Robert Howlett | Isambard Kingdom Brunel, builder of the Great Eastern | ca. 1857-1858 | George Eastman House, eastmanhouse.org

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