This June, a new creative hub has opened in Southern California. The Riverside Art Museum in the Inland Empire debuted The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture. This $11 million addition is named after East LA-born actor, comedian, and art collector, Cheech Marin, who generously donated his collection of 550 paintings, sculptures, and other artworks to the museum.
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If you visit Japanese bakeries, chances are you'll come across confectionaries that are as cute as they are tasty.
Using an array of yarn and her loom, Chicago-based artist Adrienne Lee, aka Painted Sky Textiles, creates portals to beautiful destinations. Her handwoven textiles depict an array of idyllic locales inspired by natural environments, from tranquil seascapes to lush fields to faraway mountainscapes. Even though these works are two-dimensional illustrations, Lee adds visual depth by using different weaving techniques and a combination of thick and thin types of yarn.
Ethereal characters emerge from large pieces of wood in the art of Akiko Mimasu.
Growing and maintaining a garden can be a lot of work, but artist Raya Sader Bujana creates tiny plants that...
From Mary Poppins to The Princess Diaries, Dame Julie Andrews has earned a special place in cinema history. The 86-year-old British actress was recently recognized for her accomplished 60-year career by the American Film Institute‘s Life Achievement Award on Thursday, June 10, in Los Angeles. There, at the Dolby Theater, Andrews was showered with meaningful tributes from her co-stars.
Although Greta Gerwig‘s Barbie movie is still a year away, there is already plenty of excitement circulating online.
For many, learning how to draw a portrait is one of the most challenging endeavors.
One grandma in Japan went above and beyond to connect with her grandchildren. Taechan, a woman in her 70s, began making Gundam models—plastic armor suits inspired by the anime Mobile Suit Gundam. Her amazing results impressed her grandchildren and sparked an unexpected passion. Gundam suits are sold as kits by Bandai. They're sometimes called “Gunpla,” which combines the words “Gundam” and “plastic model.
Open one of Bea Obcena‘s sketchbooks and you'll find a gallery of pencil drawings.
Where would you go in the world if you didn't have to pay for accommodation?