Examining The State of the Union Address Through an Artist's Eyes
- The Take Away January 27th, 2014
- Source: http://www.thetakeaway.org/story/state-union-through-artists-eyes/
Artist, composer and performer R. Luke DuBois developed his signature style through data mining. When the Smithsonian commissioned him to create portraits of Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, he used Google technology to create the interactive final product. For his piece "A More Perfect Union," he culled the most-used words from online dating profiles to create word maps for every city across the country.