Posts Tagged ‘ ART ’

Time Travel Tuesday: Kurt Seligmann

February 21, 2012

Welcome back to Time Travel Tuesday w/Sara from Brown Paper Bag! This week Sara is taking us to the wild world of printmaker, Kurt Seligmann, whose surreal prints dig deep into the subconscious mind between-the-wars. Over at BPB I wrote about Ancient Peruvian ceramics and textiles! Enjoy! This past weekend, I finally made it...
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BIG BIG CITY: BROOKLYN success!

February 20, 2012

saturday’s mini-snow flurries made the perfect day for hanging out at launchpad and learning some skills! here are some shots of the BBC: Brooklyn event we had last weekend w/brooklyn skillshare at launchpad in crown heights. it was such a pleasure working with meg, who is an expert community organizer and helped put together some...
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BIG BIG CITY: CHICAGO success!

February 15, 2012

i’m back in oakland after a wonderful 10 day trip to chicago and new york! HOLY SHIT you guys, i am so excited to report back that both BIG BIG CITY events went so smoothly and successfully…i almost can’t believe it’s all over. chicago came out in full force on a frigid tuesday night...
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BIG BIG CITY: CHICAGO!!!

January 30, 2012

WOW WOW WOW everyone! i am really excited to unveil the next project we are working on…. BIG BIG CITY: a yearlong series of events celebrating and connecting the vibrant arts communities of the USA! yes, isn’t that exciting? the first stop will be in my hometown of CHICAGO next tuesday, february 7th. i...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: ANDREA & MEG of GOT A GIRL CRUSH

January 12, 2012

back in october, andrea and a few friends stopped by my booth at the indie mart. they were really excited about the shop and i was flattered to find out that they recognized me from the refinery29 feature! they were my favorite customers of the day by far, definitely the happiest and just out...
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Time Travel Tuesday: Morris Louis

January 4, 2012

hop on over to brown paper bag to check out my musings on morris louis, color field painter extraordinaire!
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TIME TRAVEL TUESDAY: Joan Brown

December 13, 2011

ITS TIME TRAVEL TUESDAY!!! Sara from Brown Paper Bag wrote about one of my favorite California painters, Joan Brown! Coincidentally, I almost wrote about her for my TTT piece but decided to go with pochoir, a type of color illustration that had its heydey in 1920s Parisian publications. Check that out over on BPB...
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kids rule at art

November 16, 2011

i dont know how i stumbled upon art: expression of imagination, but it’s my new favorite. it’s a chronicle of one art teacher’s classroom projects and her students’ super colorful and creative work. she bases a lot of her lessons around a specific artist or work- matisse, van gogh, paul klee, modigliani- and has the...
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chicago in technicolor

November 11, 2011

chicago! you are my home! i only see you twice a year, but i always know that even if we don’t talk in between, we’re still cool. you’re fickle when it comes to your weather, but it’s usually an exciting change from california and a chance to employ a new wardrobe! you are so...
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kaye kaye kaye!

November 7, 2011

nico and i stopped into triple base the other day to say hello to will and dina and check out the current show of sf-based artist, rachel kaye– a colorful, glittery explosion of drawings, paintings, and sculptures that were very “BIG THINGS!” in a style and palette reminiscent of german expressionist painters like kandinsky, kirchner, and...
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