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Roundup July, 1 2010

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01. Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell From George Lucas And Steven Spielberg Collections

“Norman Rockwell, arguably America’s favorite illustrator, had a unique ability to find and visualize stories that endure in our memories. His largely sunny vision of America, as conveyed in his paintings, reflected the world he lived in — and influenced American culture from the 1920s through the 1970s. He said his aim was ‘showing the America I knew and observed to others who might not have noticed.'” (The Bee).

02. The Object Society’s 2nd Annual Exhibition in Chicago

“While we were in Chicago for the NeoCon show, we visited the Object Society’s 2nd annual exhibition. The Object Society is a group of individual designers in Chicago who get together every year to show some of their recent work.” (Contemporist).

03. Q&A: Where will top free agents land?

“NBA free agency tips off tonight at 12:01 a.m. ET. How will it all go down? We asked our experts for their best guesses on where the top 10 free agents will land this summer.” (ESPN).

04. Football Training Center / Chartier – Corbasson (Above)

“The setting up of a training center has opened up a dialogue between domesticated nature, artificially represented by football pitches, and the untamed greenery on the banks of the River Selle.” (Arch Daily)

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