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When I first started working on this post I was torn with indecision on where to start! Mickalene Thomas is such a prolific artist. Her work includes collage, sculpture, paintings, drawings, films, and installations that explore themes of femininity and identity in bot...

The Internet is a strange place. For every angry and rude comment, for every group spewing hate, for all the people who downvote your Reddit comments for no good reason, there is a another space where people come together to support and encourage one other, to share th...

Today's contributor, Amanda Michelle Smith, is an Ohio-based ceramicist whose work combines highly ornate textures and colors with a mischievous playfulness and otherworldly quality that I can’t get enough of. I love the way she combines painting and ceramics, using th...

I don’t know about you, but around here, people are pretty much done with the cold weather and the endless snowstorms. Spring is officially here, but the temps seem to be stuck in the thirties and forties! I'm so ready for winter to be over. I've been longing for color...

Wall hangings are having a major moment in design right now. Over the last few years, I’ve seen a lot of pieces that draw inspiration from woven hangings from the 1950s and 1970s. They are updated versions on a vintage style: lovely but with a retro feel. I completely...

Whenever I think of doughnuts, I usually think about the waxy chocolate Entenmann's doughnuts that my parents would sometimes buy for us on Sunday mornings. I would put them in the microwave and watch the chocolate coating turn liquidy and then eat them while they were...

I've mentioned before my fondness for artwork that reminds me of childhood. Whether it’s a beautifully illustrated picture book or a cute animal painting, I've always been drawn to artwork that has a slightly childlike feel. I'm sure it has something to do with my love...

Today's contributor, Kanako Abe, is a talented papercut artist whose work draws inspiration from the natural world. From delicate animals to intricate trees and leaves, Kanako's work is so well-crafted and detailed that the lines often resemble those of a pen and ink d...

Happy Saturday! I’ve been feeling a bit lethargic lately, with the change in seasons and the general unrest in the country right now, but today I’m trying to pull myself out of this funk with some beautiful floral paintings by today’s contributor, Edith Rewa! Her...

Over the past eight years, I've been wooed by the beautiful images on Lyndsay Sung's website Coco Cake Land. Known for her adorable animal cakes and literary-inspired sweets, Lyndsay is a self-taught baker who creates show-stopping cakes from her home in Vancouver, Bri...

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