Hikaru Cho’s Trippy and Surreal Body Art

Sure, you’ve seen cool face painting, and you might have even seen cool body painting. But you’ve probably never seen body art quite like this. Hikaru Cho, a Tokyo-based artist who specializes in painting, may only be 20 years old. … Continued

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Art & Alchemy Help the Stockton PD Reconnect

It’s no secret that a day in the life as a police officer is stressful, at best. They’re under tremendous pressure to keep their communities safe and are often under scrutiny from the public.The pressure of it all leads to law … Continued

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Check Out This Cool, Natural Plant Art!

As any good artist (or kid with markers) knows, an empty wall is an excuse to create art. That’s why murals are so popular in urban spaces—that same impulse that drives your two-year-old to color on a blank wall doesn’t … Continued

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Hidden Art in Books: Fore-Edge Paintings

It’s no secret that illustrators often help turn books into more memorable treasures–there’s a reason why we know names like Dr. Seuss. Books and pictures have gone hand-in-hand for centuries. Which makes it no surprise that books with secret pictures … Continued

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Art in Motion: The Truck Art Project

To borrow a phrase from The Grinch (in Ron Howard’s 2000 film adaptation of the character, of course), the “glitter of commercialism” as we know it today is inundated into every part of life–but very rarely glitters. Sure, advertisements in all … Continued

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Toasted: Ida Skivenes’ Art is Good Enough to Eat

Ida Skivenes’ art career is toasted. Not literally–but kind of literally. The Oslo-based artist recreates famous works of art using pieces of toasted bread as her canvas. As we’ve seen with Sarah Gonzalez and Jenn Aguilar, using food as a … Continued

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Rio Olympics: The Homecoming of Tarsila’s “Abaporu”

The Olympics are upon us! While there’s a lot to think about during the world’s biggest sports competition–from whether Michael Phelps has got enough left in him to win yet another slew of medals or if the IOC is actually a … 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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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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