9 of the Trippiest #DeepDream Artworks
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9 of the Trippiest #DeepDream Artworks

BY Sehba Mohammad

Google made its new visualization software Deep Dream (loving called the acid trip generator) available to the public last week. Now hallucinatory,...

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GO SEE: Secret Identities: Superheroes & Selfhood

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Ask any artist of color what their work is about and 6/10 will probably respond, "identity". That's because the artists are often responding, or attempting,...

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