Lucinda Oakes’ Beautiful Trompe L’Oeil Redefines “Craft”

    Looking for something that looks “straight outta the 18th century”–but not actually straight out of the 18th century? Lucinda Oakes is your lady. Oakes, a Sussex, U.K.-based artist, designer, and muralist, specializes in trompe l’oeil painting that looks … Continued

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Check Out Dan Rawlings’ Saw Art

Oh, Internet. Without you, we’d be unaware of so many things. Cat videos would be solely for their owners’ enjoyment, and picking apart various Marvel films and BBC shows for Easter eggs would be a solo mission. Aside from not … Continued

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FYI–Outside Lands Has Art, Too

    Outside Lands, arguably the Bay Area’s biggest summer music festival, is known for featuring some of today’s hottest alternative and indie acts. Headliners this year include LCD Soundsystem, Radiohead, Lionel Richie, Lana Del Rey, Chance the Rapper, and … Continued

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Art to Knock Your Socks Off!

    Into wearing your love for art history on your sleeve? Or…on your feet? Look no further than The Sock Drawer’s collection of art-  and art history-themed socks.     The Sock Drawer, aside from offering a variety of … Continued

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22 Thoughts You Have At Salvation Mountain

You probably know it from Instagram–the manmade mountain in the middle of the desert, painted in a veritable rainbow of colors. But did you know that Salvation Mountain isn’t just a place for hipsters to stop off at in between music … Continued

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Georgia Abroad–O’Keeffe Works On Tour

    Some of Georgia O’Keeffe’s works are taking a trip to Europe in light of the Brexit. Just kidding–not really because of the Brexit–but over 100 of O’Keeffe’s pieces will be shown throughout Europe this fall. This marks the … Continued

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Live Art Piece Remembers Battle of the Somme

    A little over 100 years ago, the long and bloody Battle of the Somme began. The battle–fought in trenches in the French countryside–stretched on for 5 months and became the longest and bloodiest battle of the First World … Continued

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Rubens vs. Velázquez: Proflie Picture vs. Tagged Photo

Way back in the 1620s, King Philip IV got some portraits done (as a king will). As king of Spain, Philip needed to be able to project a certain image–the typical absolutist powerful, militarily-strong-but-also-religious, all-around MVP that was typical of … Continued

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