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Google Maps gets turn-by-turn biking directions for 6 new countries in Europe

Google Maps gets turn-by-turn biking directions for 6 new countries in Europe | Culture | Scoop.it
Google is adding cycling directions for a number of European countries covered by its Google Maps service, including Germany, France, Poland, Ireland, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein.

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Whatever you think of Google - they are on the road to make biking a digital culture event.

 

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"Perhaps Culture is Now the Counterculture"

"Perhaps Culture is Now the Counterculture" | Culture | Scoop.it
A Defense of the Humanities
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#art A must read statement on the role of Culture!

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Venice Biennale: Jeremy Deller's British pavilion declares war on wealth

Venice Biennale: Jeremy Deller's British pavilion declares war on wealth | Culture | Scoop.it
From wildlife attacking the super-rich to a mural of Roman Abramovich's yacht being cast into the waves, Deller's British pavilion strikes a combative note, writes Adrian Searle
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#art Looking forward to this! Art can make a statement!

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The 55th Venice Biennale | Artsy

This week, the art world flocks to Venice—by gondola, vaporetto, or yacht—to celebrate the opening of the 55th Venice Biennale.
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One Infographic That Proves The Art World Is Stunningly Sexist

One Infographic That Proves The Art World Is Stunningly Sexist | Culture | Scoop.it
Out of the 320 most expensive artworks sold in auction between 2008 and 2012, all but one was created by a man.
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#art Stunning graphic ! The art world is trulya Patriarchy!

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Meet the Artist: Paris, China? Jesper Just on His Beguiling Venice Biennale Pavilion | Artspace.com

Meet the Artist: Paris, China? Jesper Just on His Beguiling Venice Biennale Pavilion | Artspace.com | Culture | Scoop.it
We spoke to the artist about his national pavilion that mixes and matches China, Paris, Venice, and Denmark—undercutting the notion of nationality itself.
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#venice A the scandinavian artists to check out at this years Biennale !

 

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