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(via Kazimir Malevich’s Little-Known Perfume Bottle)
Before artists are lionized, canonized, given major retrospectives at major museums, they are people. And when they are people, they are often poor, and so they must find ways to make money. Paul Gauguin tried his hand as a stockbroker, Henri Rousseau worked as a toll collector for most of his life, and Kazimir Malevich — whose retrospective opens at Tate Modern today — designed a perfume bottle.
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(via Kazimir Malevich’s Little-Known Perfume Bottle)

Before artists are lionized, canonized, given major retrospectives at major museums, they are people. And when they are people, they are often poor, and so they must find ways to make money. Paul Gauguin tried his hand as a stockbroker, Henri Rousseau worked as a toll collector for most of his life, and Kazimir Malevich — whose retrospective opens at Tate Modern today — designed a perfume bottle.

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Designing Safer Antlers for Finland’s Reindeers

Reindeer with reflective antlers

Reindeer with reflective antlers (photograph by Anne Ollila, via Yle)

Would this spooky reindeer that seems to have transported from some unearthly netherworld stop you in your tracks? That’s the hope of the Finnish Reindeer Herders’ Association which is trying out coating reindeer antlers in reflective paint to help reduce its huge reindeer vs. car problem.

Reindeer with reflective antlers

Reindeer with reflective antlers…

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