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Mark Bradford -- born in Los Angeles, California, in 1961. He received a BFA (1995) and MFA (1997) from the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia.

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from nytimes.com

Varnette Honeywood, Painter and Illustrator, Dies at 59

Varnette P. Honeywood, an artist whose brilliantly colored collages, paintings and prints presented a warm, upbeat picture of black American life and whose paintings were prominently displayed in the living room of the Huxtable home on “The Cosby Show”

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Jun Kaneko was born in Nagoya, Japan in 1942 and went to the USA in 1963. He began studying ceramic art at the Chouinard Institute of Art in California where his focus became drawn to sculptural ceramics. He expanded his studies  in contemporary ceramics with Peter Voulkos in Los Angeles and also Paul Soldner and Jerry Rothman. He has since pursued a dynamic and varied studio practice in painting, sculpture, ceramics and installations, and he’s currently based at his third studio in Omaha…

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Meet Beatrice Wood: potter, bohemian artist, inspiration for the character Rose in Titanic, and self-proclaimed Mama of Dada Beatrice Wood, 1993 Nov. 3 / unidentified photographer. [Photographs of California artists], Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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The ‘Celestial Harp’- a theory that the movement of the stars and planets was related to music- a Medieval manuscript on exhibit at the Getty Research Institute at the Getty Center

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from BuzzFeed

21 Jaw-Dropping Photographs Of Life, Magnified

Arun Sampathkumar and Elliot Meyerowitz, California Institute of Technology The stem cells at the growing tip of this Arabidopsis plant will soon become flowers. Arabidopsis is well studied by biologists because its entire life cycle lasts just six weeks.

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