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Artist Renae Barnard's Eco-Conscious Exploration of Color

01/14/19 specs+spaces staff

In a recent showcase at her Los Angeles studio, Barnard displayed a series of sculptural paintings with just such a palette, paintings for which she utilized Dunn-Edwards paints.

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Marciano Art Foundation

12/12/18 Grace Lennon

The dynamic, fast-growing art scene in Los Angeles just got another major addition to its already vibrant institutional lineup — the much anticipated Marciano Art Foundation. The brainchild of Guess Inc. co-founders Paul and Maurice Marciano, the new space officially opened to the public on May 25 and is housed in a former Scottish Rite Masonic Temple on Wilshire Blvd.

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Mural Shows Why LA's Love For Avocados Is An Affair Of The Heart

08/22/18 specs+spaces staff

Last weekend Angel City Brewery celebrated its 6th annual Avocado Fest which was held in partnership with Art Share LA. Dunn-Edwards Paints was a proud sponsor of Art Share LA’s live mural painting at Avocado Fest. Art Share LA artist Black Light King, a Los Angeles based street artist was on hand painting exclusively with Dunn-Edwards paints for the art activation.

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Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color

07/06/18 Grace Lennon

The New York City Smithsonian’s design museum is currently showing "Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color," a comprehensive exhibit about the continuing history of color perception.

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The Butterfly Effect: This Designer Let Art Dictate Her Design

06/06/18 specs+spaces staff

Dorothy Willetts, ASID, NCIDQ, is a California-based designer and owner of Willetts Design & Associates. For a recent project Willets created the bedroom look to demonstrate how artwork can fit into everyday living.

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From Scientist to Artist: The Murals of Cloe Hakakian

05/16/18 specs+spaces staff

Cloe Hakakian thought she was going to pursue a career in medicine but a passion for public art led her to a new calling.

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The Colors of Coachella

05/02/18 specs+spaces staff

​Coachella is perhaps best known for its star-studded music lineup, but the annual outdoor music festival is also an arts festival, showcasing large-scale art installations and pop-ups.

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Coachella 2018: Colorful Art Installations

05/02/18 Grace Lennon

​Between the music, incomparable people-watching and art installations that dominate the vistas at this remote desert event, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has always been an immersive experience for fans.

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Dunn-Edwards Paints Partners with Art Share L.A.

03/30/18 Richard Rodriguez

In partnership with Dunn-Edwards, the new face of Art Share L.A. has been unveiled to Angelenos. The exterior mural, created by Danish urban artist Mikael B. makes the walls of Art Share L.A. once again an emblematic part of the Los Angeles architectural landscape.

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The Color Palettes of Wes Anderson

03/21/18 specs+spaces staff

Anderson’s films are widely known for their very specific color palettes. In fact, his films consistently showcase a detailed use of color, which invariably define the self-contained, whimsical and fictional worlds for which his films are famous.