Street Art

Downtown LA: A photo essay

To say I love Downtown LA is an understatement. I spent an afternoon exploring this creative, industrial art district neighborhood and left wanting to move here.

Cactuses and art everywhere:
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Hola Tristan Eaton:
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Intrigued by these posters, I discovered the band Kitten (check them out on Spotify) and wish I’d still been in town for that show:
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And saw another Colette Miller Global Wings Project in person:
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DTLA holds a piece of my heart ♥

Let’s Dance

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David Bowie passed away this week and this mural went up outside his apartment. I’m glad he was able to release one last album before cancer overcame him.

SoHo after dark

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One of the exciting things about visiting the Wynwood Arts District is that new art pops up all the time. I fell in love with this mural by New York-based artist Logan Hicks when I visited last month. The details blew me away—his unique style captures multiple layers and intricacies very precisely. I was in Miami and felt myself being transported into the romanticized version of the dreamy streets of SoHo. You can learn more about Logan Hicks and his work here.

Wynwood, August 2015

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Here are a few photos I took at the Wynwood Art District from my recent visit to Miami. Some highlights of the trip include the artwork, swimming in the ocean, several trips to my favorite bakery and the overall energy of Miami – cue the beats of Truffle Butter.

The Affair

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I came upon this mural in Miami (Wynwood) last week by accident, and am so glad I did♥

Art Walls at Coney Island

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The Coney Island Art Walls Project is worth the long ride on the F train in itself. Trust me, if you appreciate art, you will walk away inspired. Get thee to Coney Island this summer.

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More Towels?

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More towels? Obvs. Hells yessss. Is that a trick question? Fresh clean towels always feel amazing. Especially in pretty and pretty dirty places like South Beach.

From the side of the Carlton Hotel in South Beach, artwork by Stephen Powers.

Happy Weekend everyone!