In an era of dismal infrastructure spending, where the American Society of Civil Engineers gives the country’s roads a D grade, rural areas all over the country are embracing this kind of strategic retreat. Transportation agencies in at least 27 states have unpaved roads, according to a new report from the National Highway Coöperative Highway Research program. They’ve done the bulk of that work in the past five years.
When Mr. Doig, whose eerie, magical landscapes have made him one of the world’s most popular artists, was sent a photograph of a canvas he said he didn’t recognize, he disavowed it.
“I said, ‘Nice painting,’” he recalled in an interview. “‘Not by me.’”
The owner, however, disagreed and sued him, setting up one of the stranger art authentication cases in recent history.
One way in which the feet are used during signing is that some signs are produced with the hands, but on top of or in contact with the feet. Signers aren’t usually bending down to touch their toes in the middle of signing, though. Usually these are languages that are mainly used while sitting cross-legged on the ground. As a result, the feet are easily within the signing space.
A robotic seagull that shits sunscreen on you at the beach
I started this project because I don’t understand why some things are beautiful and others aren’t. That’s why I order the computer to always generate something else.
I have no doubt that “Infill-ism” is a sincere belief and concern for VanderLans. Reasonably affordable typeface design software and accessible online distribution are now used by a great volume of people to make and sell typefaces. These same conditions initially exploited by Émigré and others to flourish now allow thousands to thrive, and there are no signs it will slow down.
But “In-fillism” is merely a sleight of hand. As a shoddy neologism, it is derogatory, misleading and hypocritical.