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A Yellow Brick Road is Paved in Chicago to Mark Former Home of ‘Wizard of Oz’ Author L. Frank Baum

Photographs: Bickerdike

Follow the yellow brick road to 1667 N. Humboldt Boulevard in Chicago. The address is home to recently rehabbed affordable housing in the rapidly gentrifying Humboldt Park neighborhood. It’s also where author L.

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Impossible Cityscapes by Benjamin Sack Draw Inspiration From Cartography and Musical Compositions

“Astrum”, 11 x 14 inches. All images courtesy of the artist

At the Direktorenhaus Museum in Berlin this past week, a solo exhibition of detailed architectural drawings by Virginia-based artist Benjamin Sack (previously) opened to the public.

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Ferris Plock, Kelly Tunstall Bring ‘PMA’ to 111 Minna Gallery

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Ferris Plock and Kelly Tunstall offer collaborative and solo works in their new show at 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco, where they’re based. “PMA,” which stands for “Positive Mental Attitude,” applies their vibrant characters and patterns to their viewpoint of the changing city (or “living beast,” as they refer to it) around them.

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The Fake Book Paintings of Anna Hoyle

Anna Hoyle’s paintings of fake but humorous books are full of self-deprecation and universal absurdities (like the plight of depending on an IKEA pencil). One of our favorite details on her gouache paintings are the price stickers, which can carry their own jokes on each piece.

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“Stranger Than Fiction” by Photographer Kate Peters

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