Category Archives: Art

Kitami Yoko

I can’t decipher the page at all, but Kitami Yoko makes some of the most adorably wacked-out paintings I’ve seen. [via Dr. Menlo]

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The future is.. OW MY EYES

The Danish Design Center just wrapped up a retrospective of Swiss designer Verner Panton who created some of the most groovy and retina-burning future looks around.

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Saturday art – Sixspace and LACMA

Couple of cool art happenings going around town right now. Went to both today and they’re worth checking out… Kenn Sakurai and Dave O’Regan at Sixspace downtown. Both these guys gobble up pop culture icons/ephemera and reconstitute as culture-jam postcards … Continue reading

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Utterly fantastic art

Scrubbles points to this terrific collection of fantastic art taken from Cornell’s collection of manuscripts, obscuro books, and turn of the century magazines.

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Pulp Art at the Brooklyn Museum of Art

Going to New York City? Be sure to check out the Pulp Art exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum Of Art running through August 31.

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The Future We Were Promised

Incredible exhibition of future art from A. C. Radebaugh. The folks at Lost Highways literally stumbled onto these when they acquired the contents of an old Philadelphia warehouse and then one thing led to another…

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Astronaut Dinosaur

He is 65 million years old and was at one point the king of the Cretaceous period. Now he likes tacos and is traveling the world. Scott Listfield takes pictures of dinosaurs, and creates paintings about astronauts and dinosaurs. Astronautdinosaur.com … Continue reading

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Googie art sale

Arment & Davis designed some of the best Googie coffee shops and restaurants in Los Angeles. Beginning on March 1, prints of their original design art will be offered for sale. Check out their web site: GoogieArt.com. Just looking at … Continue reading

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Thomas Kinkade – Painter Of Bankruptcy

Fresh from his attempts at building Stepford Villages, cult/shlock artist Thomas Kinkade (the “Painter of Light”(tm)) is working of that other Great American Pastime: fraud. The LA Times reports. (reg. required, use laexaminer/laexaminer). DiGiovanni is the owner of a string … Continue reading

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Retrofuturism: The Car Designs of J Mays

Didn’t realize this was going on up at MOCA, but I am so there. Mays is the designer of the New Beetle and the Thunderbird and the MOCA exhibition marks the first time a car designer has been featured in … Continue reading

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