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News from Elsewhere

The Met has announced the initial programming for its modern move to the Whitney's Marcel Breuer building.

Some recent items about magazines: 
A new book about independents; is it a "revolution"? Why even start a magazine now?

Edward Snowden appeared, disappeared, and reappeared in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

Our own Adrian Shaughnessy and his Unit Editions partner Tony Brook on Publishing Design Books in the Age of the Internet, at Cooper Union, on May Day.

Originally mounted at last year's Venice Architecture Biennale, this exhibit (now at the AA) looks at the melding of modernism and traditional British design and culture and the impact it had on planning and the built envirnoment in Britain.

The lost art of the bus pass, with a focus on a collection of Milwaukee's finenst belonging to MCAD's Kindra Murphy.

Good (sobering) New York Times graphics desk work (again), this time on the drought in California. Meanwhile, amid "Right to Water" protests, Irish citizens are receiving water bills for the time.

—Eugenia Bell

Homepage photo: Milwaukee bus pass from Kindra Murphy's collection 

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