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How do artists make a living? An ongoing, almost impossible quest

Only ten percent of art school graduates make a living from their artwork. Why should this be such a pipe dream?

I’ve had only two career goals in my life. 1,156 more words

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Racial violence, cast in bronze, etched in glass

The work of artist Sanford Biggers walks a fine line between poetic and provocative, brilliantly sparking discussion about race, violence and fallen heroes.

Sanford Biggers grew up in Los Angeles surrounded by works of the popular black artists his parents collected. 1,110 more words

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Why video games shouldn't freak parents out

An advocate for educational video games realizes that our kids might actually learn more from Civilization, Minecraft, Call of Duty and World of Warcraft.

Everything changed at a lunch with the legendary game designer Sid Meier. 1,018 more words

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What one artist learned about America from 19 million dating profiles

Every ten years, the US government takes a national census to find out who lives where, what they do for work, the languages they speak and more. 747 more words

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The wonder and humanity of a mural that spans 50 buildings

In his instantly recognizable, grandly sweeping style, eL Seed has painted Arabic calligraffiti murals everywhere from Tunisia to Paris. Recently, he created his most ambitious project yet: a mural that spans 50 buildings that can only be fully seen from a nearby mountain. 1,055 more words

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Resting Grump Face

These were my first California Trashers but they sure look like they have resting grump face!