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Museum of Ice Cream LA

Guys! If you’re in LA, you must, must, must visit the Museum of Ice Cream before they melt away! Located in a shady area of downtown LA, is a bright oasis brimming with pleasures related to all things ice cream. They even have a room dedicated to MINT CHOCOLATE CHIP …

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Banksy’s ‘The Walled-Off Hotel’

Mysterious artist Banksy has opened a brilliant new hotel called “The Walled-Off Hotel” (like, The Waldorf Hotel) in a Bethlehem, just steps away from the controversial wall that separates Palestine from Israel. The hotel marks the 100th anniversary of British control over Palestine, consequently also the beginning of conflict in turmoil …

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Is it Art or Craft?

What separates art from craft?  Ridsdel decided to figure out if something belongs on Etsy or in an art museum by peeling away the cover of various porcelain sets that granny might own. The surgical reveal shows a more intricate design of flowers… something more precious, in some circles. Check out …

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Meet My Family by Colin Batty

Check out “Meet the Family” by Colin Batty from Portland, Oregon…. These are really old photos that Colin adjusted to really make a creepy impression. These oddities can be seen up-close and personal at Peculiarium.  This reminds me of that Ripley’s Believe it or Not museum in Hollywood... there’s a dinosaur on …

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Art from the Porcelain Gods

German artist Sakir Gökcebag created these installations made from rolls of toilet paper. Personally, I prefer this sort artistic approach to the medium known as Le Papier d’ Toilet: But, alas, I shall settle for that Germans dude’s approach for now. I wonder how he brainstormed (or shall I say, …

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RX Chandeliers

Artist Jean Shin raided the medicine cabinet of every Hollywood actress to make these fanciful chandeliers in the name of art. Seriously, these are prescription bottles that have taken on a second life hanging from a museum ceiling. Not bad, prescription bottles, not bad. They look more  like stalagmites, than chandeliers, but …

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Paper Dolls

Check out this cool exhibit called “Prêt-à-Papier: The Exquisite Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave” at the Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens in Washington! Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave crafted 18th century gowns and shoes entirely of paper! Dang!!  Obviously, she doesn’t give an eff about paper cuts. Yes, I’m one of those people who …

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