THE VELVETERIA : OPENING PARTY TODAY

The Velveteria is a truly unique museum, whose collection is comprised entirely of paintings made on velvet. The museum recently relocated from Portland, Oregon to Los Angeles’ Chinatown. Owners Caren Anderson and Carl Baldwin started collecting velvet paintings 15 years ago and their collection now boasts 3,000+ paintings. The museum houses about 500 velvet paintings, and […]

THE BUNNY MUSEUM

The Los Angeles area is home to many unique independent museums and collections (see The Velveteria). This weekend I went to The Bunny Museum, which is inside the private residence of Candace Frazee and Steve Lubanski in Pasadena, California. Candace and Steve call one another “honey bunny” and in the 1990s they began a daily exchange of bunny related […]

WEEKLY WRAP UP | AUGUST 11-15, 2014

This week on the blog we discovered, the wonderful public library collection at the Brand Library & Art Center in Glendale, CA, and the lotus bed in Echo Park Lake. We shared photos of Oscar Tuazon’s Live Steam Shift Whistle on The Downs, Bristol, UK, Joe Bradley’s exhibition at Le Consortium, art group Gelitin’s cave art in Costa Rica, and […]