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13 hrs ago | Silver Bullet Comics

97 Years Later: Celebrating the King on His Birthday

Today is Jack Kirby's birthday. If he were still alive, he would be turning 97. Instead he has been gone more than twenty years.

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Related Topix: Fantastic Four, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Stan Lee

18 hrs ago | University of North Texas News Service

UNT appoints Ligon, Cox interim deans

DENTON , Texas -- Two University of North Texas faculty members and current administrators - Eric Ligon and Dr. Gloria Cox - have been named interim deans for the College of Visual Arts and Design and the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science respectively, by Dr. Warren Burggren, UNT provost and vice president for academic affairs.

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Related Topix: Texas, University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Korea Herald

Turning trash into beauty and a sparkling career

When Tiffany Threadgould moved into her Philadelphia apartment in 2012, the first thing she did was trash the place.

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Related Topix: Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), Trenton, NJ

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Courthouse Gallery presents "Lilian Day Thorpe: Soft Fictions"

Courthouse Gallery Fine Art is pleased to introduce the photography of " Lilian Day Thorpe: Soft Fictions ".

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Brooksville, ME, York, ME

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Hypebeast.com

Pratt & Hennessy Release "Never Stop, Never Settle" Films

This weekend's inspiration is delivered, fittingly enough, courtesy of alcohol - a vital ingredient of the college experience.

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McGraw-Hill Construction

A Little Housing Prototype Gets a Big City Test Drive

New York City is known for many things, but massive space isn't one of them. So when the city's Office of Emergency Management and its Dept.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

StamfordPlus.com

Wilton Library's September artists share their views of the world September 5

Wilton, CT - Lifelong passions in different mediums mark this month's art exhibition at Wilton Library entitled "Aerial Grace & Altered Views: Karen E. Gersch and Pam Rouleau," opening Friday, September 5, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. As a painter, Karen E. Gersch captures the dynamics and poetics of life under the big top with her portraits and scenics of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Photography

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Philly.com

Tiffany Threadgould with a room divider made from hundreds of old 35mm film canisters.

But for Threadgould, 40, that didn't mean making a mess. On the contrary, it's all about discovering beauty - or at least function - in objects that might otherwise be destined for the landfill.

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Related Topix: Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design)

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Paul Rand

Paul Rand was an American graphic designer , best known for his corporate logo designs, including the logos for IBM , UPS , Enron , Westinghouse , ABC , and Steve Jobs 's NeXT.

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Related Topix: Arts, Graphic Design, The New School, Yale University

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Cool Hunting

Interview: Experimental Designer Kiel Mead: The NYC-based creative...

Capturing the spirit of the expression "one man's trash is another man's treasure," designer Kiel Mead repurposes found objects into nostalgic gems.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Wedding

Tue Aug 12, 2014

New York Daily News

'Dog Walkers Hall of Shame' blasts filthy pet owners

Fort Greene neighbors plan to post videos online of people who don't scoop their pooches' poop.

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Examiner.com

Two Days in Taipei: Day 2: Confucius Temple to Fine Art Museum to Night Market

Our two days in Taipei bookend a six-day trip spent mostly out of Taiwan 's capital city, mostly in smaller villages and towns and what can be called the countryside.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Taiwan Travel, World News, Taiwan, Taipei, Taiwan Travel, China

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

Clinton Hill: Cops: Sicko exposed himself to Pratt janitor

Police are looking for a creep who they say masturbated at a worker at Pratt Institute on Willoughby Avenue on Aug. 8. The 46-year-old victim told cops she was cleaning floors in the hallway of the chemistry building, which is in the center of the campus between Hall Street and Classon Avenue, at 8:40 am when the suspect approached her, unzipped ... (more)

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

CBS Local

Police: Man Exposed Himself To Woman In Pratt Institute Classroom Building

Police late Friday were searching for a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman in the hallway of a classroom building at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Elastic City to Host First-Ever Participatory Walks Festival, 9/27-10/7

Elastic City celebrates its fifth year by presenting the first-ever participatory walks festival.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Herald Gazette

Aug. 10 event cancellation

"We regret to inform you that we have postponed the 2014 Distinguished Lecture event scheduled for this Sunday, August 10, due to a medical emergency.

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Related Topix: York, ME, Arts, Poetry, Brooklyn College, City University of New York

Wall Street Journal

Fine-Art Students Get Lessons in Business

As crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter become more accessible than moneyed patrons, fine-arts schools want to spark students' entrepreneurial savvy.

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Related Topix: The Juilliard School, Berklee College of Music, Otis College of Art & Design, Rhode Island School of Design, New York

Tue Aug 05, 2014

DVDCreation Reviews

Pratt Institute Students Challenged To Create Colorful, Bold New...

The winning designs will be produced and sold in stores beginning in early 2015.

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Related Topix: Headphones, Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design)

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Art Daily

Summer group exhibition opens at Merry Karnowsky Gallery

Merry Karnowsky Gallery presents this summer's group exhibition featuring new work from Audrey Kawasaki, Deedee Cheriel and Tara McPherson.

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Groong

At the Forefront of Model Making: Meet Richard Tenguerian

At the Forefront of Model Making: Meet Richard Tenguerian By Katie Vanadzin on July 31, 2014 Special for the Armenian Weekly Richard Tenguerian's architectural model making studio is located in NOHO in New York City.

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