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Echoes of Success: The 128th Tournament of Roses Parade

01/16/17 Sara McLean

​With a celebration over a century old, the annual Tournament of Roses Parade was held on Jan. 2, 2017, treating Americans to the New Year’s tradition many look forward to each year.

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Harbin International Snow and Ice Festival

01/16/17 Sara McLean

​If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to walk through a winter wonderland, the 33rd annual Harbin International Snow and Ice Festival is underway.

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A New LA Landmark: The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

01/12/17 Sara McLean

​George Lucas and the Board of Directors of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art announced plans to build the museum at Exposition Park, in downtown Los Angeles, Calif.

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Artist Series: Emilie Baltz, Experiential Artist and Food Technologist

01/06/17 Sara McLean

Baltz is an experiential artist and food technologist who creates unconventional food-based work that moves people to discover new worlds one lick, suck, bite, sniff and gulp at a time.

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Influential Colors of 2017

01/06/17 Sara McLean

​Upon reflection and examination of our color trends future cast launched in 2016, here is a confirmation of the colors that will be influential for 2017.

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Eye Candy: Winter 2016 Holiday Retail Windows

12/12/16 Sara McLean

​One of the most wondrous traditions of the winter holiday season is taking in all the beauty of storefront window displays. Crowds gather each year to take in all the over-the-top merchandising that entices customers to stop and enjoy the beauty.

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Holly Jolly 2016! Winter Color+Design Trends

12/01/16 Sara McLean

The winter holiday season is here, filled with fresh ideas to celebrate this magical season.

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Color Field Painting

12/01/16 Sara McLean

Color field painting is described as a style of American abstract painting, featuring large swathes of color covering much of the canvas, that was prominent from the 1940s to the 1960s.

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SoCal Artist Michael Collins Paints Abstract Series Using Dunn-Edwards Paints

11/30/16 Sara McLean

Michael Collins, known to many in Southern California, is a painter, surfer, open ocean paddler, community activist and psychologist. Living in the seaside town of Hermosa Beach, Calif., Collins has created a distinctive style of painting using “mistakes” as his form of getting to the real substance of his work.

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Artist Series: The Musically Colorful World of Wassily Kandinsky

11/08/16 Sara McLean

​Art, unto itself, achieves the highest levels of audience adoration when the artist clearly communicates the meaning of the art piece.