Art / Design

Los Angeles: Hammer Museum

You’d think living around UCLA would be boring after a day or two, but turns out, it’s not only The Getty that’s nearby. One of the hidden gems I’d like to introduce today is the Hammer Museum, a hip and progressive art haven where you can find emerging contemporary artists with culturally…

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Los Angeles: The Getty

The best thing about staying in an area near UCLA is The Getty being within a convenient distance. It’s considered far from where most tourists stay, but I didn’t have a problem going there from where I was. My mom was out attending a conference, so I had to brave going around…

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Los Angeles: LACMA

First time at LACMA, or the Los Angeles County Museum of Art! LACMA curator, are you me? Everything in the museum fit the kind of aesthetic and experience that I love. They have areas purely dedicated to De Stijl / neoplasticism (They have a Mondrian!), and Japanese art (OMG, Hokusai and Hiroshige prints!). They…

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Shogo Sekine

Something too awesome not to share. This was created by Shogo Sekine, a Tokyo-based illustrator who has done work for several Japanese magazines like Glitter, Jelly, AnAn, Fine, Oggi, Numero, Spur, Gina, Men’s Non-no, etc. His Instagram is also quite a quirky treat. I particularly love his Starbucks paper cups…

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Meeting James Jean

Meeting James Jean

Me with James Jean, after asking him to sign my copy of XOXO: Hugs and Kisses, a collection of 30 wonderful postcards that I dare not taint with my imperfect human handwriting. Not only did I finally get my hands on XOXO, but I also got the number one slot…

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