An ode to designers from long ago….

Kate Pugsley…not only is your last name pretty awesome…your illustrations make me smile. A Paper Bag Head. This does not need explanation. Shark head    Lauren Adams offers landscapes that are at once tangible and abstract… Pricketts Creek August 27 August 5th   First there is “yeah I really love that” which means yeah – […]

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Wine and Art. Life is Good.

I found these lovelies from Tiago C on Flickr. Sketches from the International Urban Sketching Symposium. Can you imagine watching all these creative minds at work? Inspiring? Yes.   Things are so clear for me now. From Little Paper Planes:  Did I mention that this Sunday is International Wine Tasting Day? I might not have […]

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2012…an artful year it is.

The shadows on this photo by r.u.p.s. are as equally interesting as the source of the shadows.  I’m troubled that they needed a sign for this. Via r.u.p.s. on Flickr.  “Fragments of the past evoke objects that are at once located in the present but also the space where our memories reside.” Via Sarah West […]

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An Art Crush and a Beer Cocktail

Today’s art crush is a Tiny City. I’ll take the one on the right. By Raine Design. Thank you for being really cool.   I just discovered the fabulous music posters from Methane Studios. What do you think of these colors on this Ray Lamontagne? It’s my official favorite color combo of the day.   […]

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Kick-Ass with a Touch 100% Post-Consumer Recycled Products.

Last night was the (very successful) artists reception for Across The Universe – a show featuring local artists from Contra Costa County sponsored by the AC5 program. If you are interested in joining just click on the link and join! So easy…. Relax – it’s not a shark. (beware of strange shadows) Via 20×200 by […]

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Fine Art All Around Us.

I’m keeping it simple with some of my favorite pieces from the SF Fine Art Fair. From the Susan Spiritus Gallery in Newport Beach we are honored with the visual talents of Susan Burnstine …and Hiroshi Watanabe.  Robert Greene Fine Arts in Mill Valley brought us James Shay. I’m going to have to write a lot of […]

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Sunny prints, ethereal photos and art happenings in Britain.

Who knew bread could be so interesting? San Francisco artist Kim Frohsin takes ordinary shapes and makes them extraordinary in shape and texture. All I know about this piece is that it’s beautiful and makes me smile. By Mia Christopher via Pinterest. From PICASSO TO JULIE MEHRETU at the British Museum till April 25th. Collected […]

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Friday Already? Oh My.

Friday. It feels so good! Tomorrow yoga, check. Run, check. Coffee at Peets. Double check. Walk the dog. Absolutely. Pink boots. And yes some people do light up my world. From We Heart It. I don’t know. But it’s from Miranda July so I love it. Umbrage by Courtney Wotherspoon. So much beauty in such […]

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Emerging Artists and Textile Art

From  That’s Happy I found this. I’m not exactly sure what it is but that doesn’t really matter….because when something is this gorgeous and looks this warm I love it! Cody Hudson – you’re a genius. This tower leaves me speechless. And these colors. Oh my. Notice the Death Star comment? Yes this chair is […]

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Paris Flea Market and Happy Monday!

Hope you all had a great weekend. I worked a trade show selling art. Whew – that was really long. So happy to be back at my computer sharing bits of art news…and creative endeavors. Speaking of creative endeavors. I must have this book…. Antiquaires: Flea Markets of Paris Because one of these days…I’m getting […]

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The Art Planet is born of a desire to share great art with the world. I'm Jan Weiss - a published artist and writer with many years in the art publishing world. I create and sell my own art as fine art prints and as originals and work with other artists to promote them and give them virtual exposure on my planet. Enjoy - come back and visit. And please follow.
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