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Links on Art and Design: A digest of short items from Twitter and other sources

Some interesting links and short items on Art and Design from The New Modern twitter stream and other sources. Architecture President Obama's new budget would end Save America's Treasures and Preserve America for lack of "metrics." [read] Unhappy Hipsters: A new blog invents amusing captions for stark Dwell mag photos [view] via @KateC Mies masterpiece…
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Polaroid film: A 1972 “introduction” by Charles and Ray Eames

So serious--artistically and technically--for what is basically just an advertisement! This short film is intrinsically interesting because it was made by the iconic designers Charles and Ray Eames, but it's also fascinating as a time capsule of 1972... as a technical lesson on how a wonderful invention worked... and as a reminder of why--even in…