Examining The State of the Union Address Through an Artist's 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.

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