Painted Gnomes Allowed To Roam On Oakland Utility Poles

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In 1800, when the tapestry cap was made, Aleppo was a major textile center, dotted with workshops where silk was woven and crafted. This 1873 photograph shows a Muslim man and woman from the region. Courtesy of The Textile Museum hide caption

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From Aleppo, An Artifact Of A Calmer Age

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Grapes, a spiky cluster of wooden stools from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), is part of Ai Weiwei's repurposed furniture series. Cathy Carver/Courtesy Hirshhorn Museum hide caption

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In 'According To What?' Ai Weiwei Makes Mourning Subversive

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Edward Tufte Wants You to See Better

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Designing Inaugural Dresses, Not All Roses

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Sarah Hallacher swirled in white clay with red to mimic the fat marbling, just like you see in prime cuts of meat. Courtesy of Sarah Hallacher hide caption

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Architecture Critic Huxtable Remembered For Clever, Biting Commentary

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This product image released by Starbucks shows the Rodarte design Starbucks gift card, part of a series of limited-edition products for the holiday season. The card is one of several Rodarte-designed items including tote bags, cup sleeves and mugs. The signature pattern features a pixelated checkerboard of gray, white and silver set against different shades of green. AP/Starbucks hide caption

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Starbucks Joins Designer Trend With Rodarte Collaboration

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Re-Creating The 'Lost Carving' Of An English Genius

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"I drove out past the town of Marion beneath a quiet sky, as beautiful as anything I'd seen, to the house of a woman who lived by herself." 1969 Eugene Richards/Magnum Photos hide caption

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Looking For Lost Memories In The Delta

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Pixar Artist Picks Up His 'Heroic' New Year's Resolution

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Diana Vreeland's Rise To 'Empress Of Fashion'

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Why Black Men Tend To Be Fashion Kings

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