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2018 Color Trends Shine Bright In Las Vegas Artist Eric Vozzola's Work

10/18/17 specs+spaces staff

The starscapes and mountainscapes, like those in Onion Valley or around Las Vegas, are frequently the subject of Eric Vozzola’s work as a visual artist.

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Colorful Crosswalks in Downtown LA

09/28/17 Grace Lennon

The intersection at 2nd and Grand in downtown Los Angeles sprang to life over the Labor Day weekend, boasting a colorful installation by Venezuelan-born artist Carlos Cruz-Diez, titled "Couler Additive."

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Muralist Steph Rager On Transforming Streetscapes One Storefront At A Time

09/25/17 specs+spaces staff

​Steph Rager is a talented Los Angeles-based muralist, illustrator, and sign artist. While her artistry shines in a wide range of mediums, Rager’s colorful, geometric, large-scale mural pieces are gaining a great deal of notoriety around southern California.

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L.A.’s Newest Contemporary Art Museum Celebrates Grand Opening

09/07/17 specs+spaces staff

​Los Angeles’ newest museum, the Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, is celebrating its grand opening September 9-10.

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Dunn-Edwards Goes Back to School This Fall

09/07/17 specs+spaces staff

As the dog days of summer give way to the cooler temperatures of fall, children throughout the region return to school. While parents may be busy gathering school supplies and organizing car pools, school faculty and administrators are tirelessly readying their buildings for the best school year yet. In many cases, this includes a fresh coat of paint.

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In Living Color: Why This Factory Is San Francisco’s Newest Hot Spot

08/24/17 specs+spaces staff

​Nearby San Francisco’s Union Square there lies a 12,000 square foot, two-story pop-up experience that is capturing the attention of virtually all color enthusiasts.

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Art Hits The Streets At Pow! Wow! Long Beach

08/08/17 specs+spaces staff

Long Beach celebrated its third annual Pow! Wow! Long Beach arts festival July 16-22, with the creation of over 20 large-scale, outdoor murals.

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Getty Museum Presents: Happy Birthday Mr. Hockney

07/25/17 specs+spaces staff

​British-born painter, photographer, print maker — David Hockney is renowned for his brilliant composition and the way he paints with photography.

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We’ve Matched The Museum of Ice Cream’s Color Palette To Make Your Childhood Dreams Come True

07/14/17 specs+spaces staff

The hottest ticket in Los Angeles this summer isn’t to a concert at Staples Center — it’s for the insanely popular Museum of Ice Cream.

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Venice Art Biennale 2017

06/09/17 Grace Lennon

Often referred to as the "Olympics of the Artworld," the 57th Venice Biennale opened recently, showcasing the work of hundreds of international contemporary artists.