News Blog - The Real Art news blog delivers everything you ever wanted to know about our projects and people. Plus up-to-the-minute announcements, accolades and anything fun that’s worth a mention.

News Blog - The Real Art news blog delivers everything you ever wanted to know about our projects and people. Plus up-to-the-minute announcements, accolades and anything fun that’s worth a mention.

See and Spin

See and Spin #6: 3 Things to Read, 3 Things to Hear

See and Spin, where Real Arters dish on a weekly serving of three things you need to read and three things you need to hear.

The Really Big One (Kathryn Schulz / The New Yorker)

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“An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when.” Kathryn Schulz won a Pulitzer this week for feature writing with this piece from 2015, which after a devastating earthquake in Ecuador only grows more unnerving by the day.

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Personal Project

“Take Me Home” West Virginia Shirt by Andrew Althouse

From Real Art’s print floor comes a limited-run t-shirt dedicated to the Mountain State of West Virginia, pulling lyrics from John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads.”

Created by Real Art designer and West Virginia native Andrew Althouse, the West Virginia shirts are available until April 20th for $28 over on Cotton Bureau. The shirts are available for both men and women in three colors (vintage royal, vintage navy, and indigo).

In the words of Althouse:  “A humble tribute for a humble state—for those who like West Virginia, country roads, home, John Denver, or all of the above.”

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See and Spin

See and Spin #4: 3 Things to Read, 3 Things to Hear

See and Spin, where Real Arters dish on a weekly serving of three (bonuses this week) things you need to read and three things you need to hear.

The Voyeur’s Motel (The New Yorker / Gay Talese)

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Legendary journalist Gay Talese (who went through a bit of trial by Twitter this week) tells the story of how Gerald Foos bought a motel in Colorado order to watch his guests having sex for decades, and how he ended up seeing a lot more than that.

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