Weird West Texas Desert: Marfa

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You may have heard of this place... a mysterious small town... a minimalist artist's hub... home of the lone Prada "store" art installation. Along with other monumental wonders like the dim-lit Stardust Motel sign and the Marfa Lights, this is a lonely pocket of the West Texas desert. There are many hidden wonders to observe … Continue reading Weird West Texas Desert: Marfa

Neon Nights: Working At Life is Beautiful

One of the most anticipated times of the year, for me at least, is when the Life is Beautiful festival comes back to invade Downtown Las Vegas. Last year, after hearing about it from my co-worker, I applied to work the festival in 2017 and received an on call opportunity. Sort of ho hum reaction … Continue reading Neon Nights: Working At Life is Beautiful

Origami, shadows, and Hello Kitty: Japanese fashion hits SAM

1 The Seattle Art Museumโ€™s new exhibit is a study in the cultural exchange between Japan and the US through fashion. Remember doorknocker earrings, shoulder pads, and hair that was teased to no end? Starting in the 1980s, Western influences like these had a snowball effect in the Japanese design industry. ย The Westโ€™s fitted and … Continue reading Origami, shadows, and Hello Kitty: Japanese fashion hits SAM