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Photos of James Watson are a dime a dozen these days. But a genetic portrait of the scientist sells for $60,000. New York artist Kevin Clarke says he created the six 27-by-10-foot panels shown here to “commemorate Watson’s brilliant understanding of a structure.” They depict metal shelving that Clarke photographed in various stages of construction using time-lapse photography and five-by-seven-inch film.

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