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Darel Carey takes something as simple as a line and creates new worlds and dimensions. The artist says that the work is partially intended to transform the space it inhabits, taking a flat surface and crafting entirely new depth. His projects have recently appeared in the Museum of Selfies, Edwardsville Arts Center, and other spaces. These spacial explorations share a kinship with the work of Felipe Pantone and others who

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Valentine's Day can go one of two ways when you're in a relationship: Either you feel pressured into booking a reservation at a packed midtown restaurant that will surely have an overpriced menu and cheesy decor, or you'll both say "fuck it" and spend the night relaxing on the couch with a Netflix binge and greasy takeout. But what if you could find a middle ground: one where you get out

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“Fourteen million,” jokes actress Maggie Gyllenhaal about the number of fireplaces in her and husband Peter Sarsgaard’s bright Brooklyn brownstone. “We have 14 million fireplaces.” They actually have several, but even if the effortlessly cool family had only one hearth in their four-story home, which they purchased in 2006, the space would feel endlessly warm. Or, as Sarsgaard puts it, “There are lots of places to curl up with a

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All images by Pranav Gohil, via Street Art News Artist Adele Renault (previously here and here) creates large-scale paintings of pigeons, highlighting the spectacular feather patterns and hues that might otherwise go unnoticed at the birds’ small scale. Recently the Belgian artist completed a mural of two grey and blue-toned pigeons for St+art India’s Lodhi Street Art Festival in Delhi. The bird on the right has its mouth agape, squawking at the one on the left

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desert X, an outdoor exhibition of art installations and site-specific works set amid a rugged mountainous landscape, returns this year for its second edition. as part of the project, los angeles–based artist sterling ruby has realized ‘specter’ – a neon orange monolith which appears as an apparition in the desert. in realising the composition of the artwork, ruby wanted to create an optical illusion, as though something had been erased from the scene. located off snowcreek canyon road

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Los Angeles is a multi-verse. There are countless routes to take, places to go, and artists to watch, which can make the entire experience of visiting or living in the city a little overwhelming. Now that you’ve figured out the most important spots to visits—if you haven’t yet, check out our guide—you should know which artists to watch. So we checked in with the nine most exciting art-makers in Los Angeles,

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Mozu may be just 20 years old, but the artist is already crafting awe-inspiring miniature worlds. Works like “The Stairs of the Dwarf” take four months to complete. The artist’s recreations of his bedroom, telephone poles, and “my working desk” show a knack for recreating the everyday in diorama format. On his first project: “When I was a sophomore in high school, I made my own diorama for the first time,” he

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Andy Dixon‘s vibrant and decadent paintings examine the relationship between art and money. Whether it’s the personal rooms of patrons or coveted works from the Christie’s catalog, Dixon’s lush pieces look at the worth assigned to objects and expressions. (The artist shows new examples of this in an upcoming show at Joshua Liner Gallery.) “Signifiers of wealth abound in his large acrylic paintings, which take as their subjects stately lords, reclining

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