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Art Cleans Up: the Story Behind the Brillo Box

By: Rose Apodaca

Context is everything. On April 21, 1964, Andy Warhol marked his second exhibition by filling the Stable Gallery in New York with pine boxes silk screened exactly like the original boxes he found at his local supermarket packaging Brillo soap, Heinz ketchup, Campbell’s tomato juice, Mott’s apple juice, Kellogg’s cornflakes and Del Monte peach halves. […]

Be My Guest as I Moderate: Designing with Art

By: Rose Apodaca

An art lover, I’ve never been one to advocate that any work be shoehorned into a color scheme: a Jackson Pollack because it matches the confetti-colored sofa? (To wit, I also don’t care for matching my toe and finger nail lacquer shades.) Yet art, the art you want to proudly enjoy in your home or […]

Join Us: Art, Rugs+One Love

By: Rose Apodaca

Tonight A+R joins in the “One Love” showcase featuring one-off hand-painted rugs by “street” artists such as Kenny Scharf, Gregory Siff and others at Woven Accents. We shed some of the light, literally, by loaning out some of our standout lighting. With a live painting performance, the opening night party should be a hoot. See […]