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Post image for Sin Like It’s the 16th Century in a Game that Remixes Renaissance Art

Forgive me, for I have sinned. I peeped at a lady’s ankle through an open window and carved an idol in my own image.

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Post image for The 18th-Century Anatomist Who Celebrated Life with Dioramas of Death

Like his anatomist peers, 18th-century Dutch scientist Frederik Ruysch preserved human and animal specimens for study, either dried or in jars.

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Post image for Guggenheim Ventures into the Future with Its Own Cryptocurrency

The Guggenheim’s latest online exhibition is an indulgent science fiction that brings the future to the present.

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Post image for A Digital Reboot of Félix González-Torres’s Memorial to Victims of Gun Violence

Artworld polymath Greg Allen has made an odd, ritualistic, perhaps metaphorical memorial.

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Post image for Buildings Get Erected in an Architectural Dating Game

“If you want to stain me, come to 2689 Santa Fresca Blvd.” So reads the sext I have just received from BeautifullyStained, a staircase with a wooden railing that was, indeed, beautifully stained.

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Post image for A Video Game That Tailors Its Terrors to Your Anxiety

“Go to your happy place,” the game attendant told me as the digital kitchen on my screen filled with milk and I was drowning.

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Post image for In ‘Transparent,’ the Dangers of Apathy in Weimar Germany’s Queer Culture

They’re on top of the world: partying, popular, queer kids with everything going for them. This is not 1960s San Francisco or 1980s New York or today’s internet communities: it’s 1933 in Weimar Berlin.

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Post image for An App Turns the Failures of Image Recognition into Whimsical Text

When I was a little girl, I always wondered what my Teddy Ruxpin mechanical bear would say if there wasn’t a cassette tape commanding his interactions with me.

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Post image for Honoring Nepal’s Cultural Heritage One Year After Its Catastrophic Quake

To coincide with the one-year anniversary of the April 25, 2015, earthquake in Nepal, the Rubin Museum of Art is launching a series of commemorative projects, including an online exhibition that celebrates the unique culture of the region.

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Post image for An Interactive Map of a Midcentury Botanist’s Amazonian Trips

Richard Evans Schultes took peyote with the Kiowa in Oklahoma in the 1930s, was the first scientist invited to a hallucinogenic yagé ceremony in the Amazon’s Sibundoy Valley in the 1940s, and inadvertently helped launch the psychedelic era of the 1960s.

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