We are absolutely smitten with the lovely illustrations of Anna Emilia Laitinen. Anna’s paintings are simple and sweet, and we are in love with the little fairytale world that she creates in her drawings. Here are a few of our favorites.
We have always thought that typewriters were a bit outdated, but artist Keira Rathbone is taking them to a whole new level. Instead of using paint or pencils, Keira uses typewriters to create stunning images. If you look extra close, you can see the letters and numbers that make up her pictures.
We just found out about the new Cindy Sherman Exhibition at the MoMA, and we cannot wait to check it out. Cindy is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential artists in contemporary art and has been taking incredible conceptual self portraits for 30 years. We are so lucky that over 170 of them are showing in NYC. You should definitely stop by this weekend if you are in the area!
Lets get nifty with a DIY art activity. If you have ever strolled the streets of Soho on a Saturday afternoon, you have seen the endless amounts of unique canvas art on display. Well now it is our turn to create our very own one-of-a-kind art pieces. Elsie Larson of A Beautiful Mess shares her secrets for transferring photos to canvas.
A museum for shopping bags and nothing else? Howard and Lee Forman, a husband and wife whose passions for shopping bags lead them to create The Museum of Bags bring us a one-of-kind experience. The museum features 7,000 bags and is intended to “to showcase the bag in all its forms as an icon illustrating the history and culture of society.” Some of the bags even date as far back as 1898. Check out Nylon Magazine for more details.