Kip Omolade and His Diovadiova Chrome Portraits

Diovadiova Chrome by artist Kip Omolade is an ongoing mixed media series of chrome portraits that combine African heritage with contemporary pop culture. Inspired by historical African masks and sculpture, the large colorful pieces are created through a labor-intensive process of photography, mold-making, casting and painting. Read more

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Inspiring Photos from the 2018 Women’s March.

Yesterday, Saturday January 20th marked the 2018 Women’s March and all over the country earnest and passionate men, women and children… even dogs, joined in the nationwide event protesting for the rights of women and other oppressed minorities. Read more

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Scott Listfield’s Astronaut Lands In LA in 1984.

Scott Listfield, “Born In The USA” (2018) Oil on canvas, 10 × 10 inches

Along with several of my quirky passions I have a love of all things astronaut, so it’s no surprise that painter Scott Listfield is one of my favorite contemporary artists. Listfield has a new show featuring some of his most recent work on view at Thinkspace’s 2018 project room. The exhibit, entitled 1984, features paintings of a single astronaut, a recurring them in Scott’s works since 1999, who appears to have landed in Los Angeles. Read more

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Louis Vuitton + Star Wars = SciFi Status Symbols

Upcycler and Sculptor Gabriel Dishaw finds creative, environmentally sound ways of re-purposing waste. Combining his fine art background with discarded or found objects and materials that would ordinarily end up in a landfill, he creates tabletop sculptures representing his passions and personal interests. His most recent series combines his love of Star Wars with Louis Vuitton leather, hardware and other upcycled materials. Read more

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Raindrops On Roses and Gumdrops on Wheels: The 2018 smart fortwo cabrio

We are fortunate enough to have the savvy and beautiful automotive writer Lyn Woodward provide us with more car insight this year. Last she educated us about the history of the Citroen and now she ushers us into the future with her personal driving experience and review of the 2018 smart fortwo cabrio. Read more

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Happy 96th Birthday to Living Legend Betty White

Who doesn’t love Betty White? The six-time Emmy winner has been working in show business consistently for more than 75 years, and hers is the longest television career of any female entertainer in history. And today she turns 96. Happy 96th Birthday Betty White! Read more

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Limited Edition Handcrafted Herb and Spice Tree Forest

Kokili of Atlanta, Georgia’s Tree Story are a set of handmade containers of sustainable wood and lead-free glass designed to emulate a forest of trees. The containers hold various condiments, herbs or spices and are set upon a tray made of highly polished nickel-plated brass tray to emulate a reflective pond. Read more

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STANDARD Wines by the Glass in Karim Rashid Designed Bottles

STANDARD, a new chic California Red or Chardonnay wine-by-the-glass, comes in a Karim Rashid designed glass bottle giving it a stylish edge over similar options in the marketplace. Read more

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Bar Charts, Pie Charts, Venn Diagrams and Lists Worth Framing? Damn Straight.

Bar charts, Pie charts, Venn Diagrams and Lists worth framing? That’s right. The spot-on humor of Matt Shirley’s daily charts are infectious and now he’s made them available as art prints. Read more

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