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Pool Party

by Jeremy Polacek on June 2, 2014

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What explains the summer pool’s thematic and visual dynamism? Unpack its design and suite of characteristics and it becomes clear.

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As a longtime reader and admirer of Slate, I’ve often lamented the fact that there’s pretty much zero visual art content on the site (although, to be fair, they’re only one of a handful of culture publications that ignores the category, and their new photo blog is great). So I was excited when I saw they had published a piece about the art world and Art Basel Miami Beach yesterday — until I read it.

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