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Bright Floral Knitting Wraps an Iconic Stratocaster Guitar in a Psychedelic Layer of Color

“Flower Power” (2020), knitted wool and Fender Stratocaster, 106.7 x 12.7 x 38.1 centimeters. All images courtesy of The Big Art Auction, shared with permission

A new piece by Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos (previously) envelops one of Fender’s Stratocaster guitars in a vibrant sheath of wool.

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Fall Suncatchers: Apple, Acorn, Pumpkin

paper sun catchers hanging in window

These fall suncatchers are a great way for kids to help decorate, especially with Halloween and Thanksgiving right around the corner!   Why this project works Fall (or Autumn) is the third season of the year and starts on the Autumnal Equinox (usually around Sept 23).

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Doily Christmas Trees

How to Make Doily Christmas Trees

I simply adore how dainty and delicate paper doilies are transformed into beautiful Christmas trees. We just LOVE Christmas crafts here at Smart School House and these Doily Christmas Trees have made us smile! Since…

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Mourning the Death of the American Dream

Lizania Cruz’s Obituaries of the American Dream: 1931-2020, commissioned for El Museo del Barrio’s ESTAMOS BIEN: LA TRIENAL 20/21 (all images courtesy of the artist and El Museo del Barrio)

When did the proverbial American dream — the myth of equal opportunity in the US — die for you?

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Cypher: An Interview with Director Lawrence Le Lam

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