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GDMFA Director Ellen Lupton Writes Witty Articles for New York Times

"How to Lose a Legacy" was one of the top 10 most-read articles on the Times' site.

Posted 08.02.10 by mica communications

Ellen Lupton, "China for a Third Wedding," New York Times



M.F.A. in Graphic Design Director Ellen Lupton, who also heads up the Office of Research's Center for Design Thinking, wrote two Opinionator articles for The New York Times that bring together colorful commentary about society and her signature witty graphic creations.



  • READ: How to Lose a Legacy, published on July 12, was one of the top 10 most-read articles on the Times' site receiving 173 comments.
  • READ: In Praise of the Broken Home, published on Aug. 2, also received more than 100 comments and included several graphics, including the one above.

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