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January 15, 2018

6 Contemporary Artists Who Are Keeping Pop Art Alive Today

Many avant-garde art movements compose the canon of contemporary art. As the successor of modern art, the contemporary genre includes art produced today and dates back to a single, iconic movement: Pop Art. While Pop Art began in the 1950s and was popularized in the 1960s, several iconic artists today continue to keep it alive through their exciting and widely beloved works.

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January 15, 2018

Memo Pad “Excavates” Architectural Sites with Each Sheet You Remove

Perfectly pairing a penchant for cool stationery with a love for classic Japanese architecture, the Omoshiro Block by Triad is an office supply with a twist. Aptly (and loosely) translated to “fun block,” each one-of-a-kind memo pad reveals a beautiful architectural model as it's used, turning traditional note-taking into an exciting excavation.

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January 15, 2018

Powerful Expressions of Runners Before and After the NYC Marathon

Running a marathon is no small feat. It takes months of dedication and hours of literally pounding the pavement, often alone. In warmer weather, a runner is likely to be on the road so early that people are still heading home from the wild night before. But, for those that complete the grueling 26.2 miles, it’s hard to beat the sense of accomplishment they feel.

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January 14, 2018

Incredibly Detailed Miniature Sculpture of San Francisco’s Historic Record Store

For an upcoming exhibition at Palo Alto Art Center, self-taught miniaturist Joshua Smith has once again created a scale model that is a slice of urban life. Following his recent venture into the architecture of Taiwan, Smith has jumped across the ocean, this time tackling elements of San Francisco. The centerpiece of the show is the legendary Discolandia Record Store in San Francisco's Mission District.

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