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Came across this article about Bill Gate's rugs being beaten clean, and was struck by this paragraph: The reports about Gates' personal life threaten to overshadow his carefully crafted image as a global do-gooder who, in an era of yawning economic inequality, harnessed his immense fortune (a net worth of about $130 billion, according to Forbes) for ambitious charitable projects and scientific research. This weekend Josh and I had a chance to visit the DIA. While there we spent a little time with the impressionists and (thanks to a silly footwear choice) ended up sitting in front of this painting: French painter Georges Seurat's technique for portraying the play of light using tiny brushstrokes of contrasting colors is known as "Pointillism" — a practice applying small strokes or dots of color to a surface so that from a distance they visually blend together. #FeaturedArt pic.twitter.com/L2Fxfph258 — Detroit Inst of Arts (@DIADetroit) September 6, 2019 I'm n

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