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There It Is @ Thinkspace featuring Brett Amory, Adam Caldwell and Seth Armstrong

Thinkspace kicked off 2011 in style on January 8th with an exhibition of new works by Oakland artists Brett Amory, Seth Armstrong and Adam Caldwell.    There It Is presents an exploration of the urban aesthetic from three unique points of … Continue reading

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Platinum Cheese Year in Blogging (2010)

Happy New Year Everyone!  2010 has been an exciting year for Platinum Cheese and I wanted to share some blog data along with the 10 most popular posts from the year.    It was no surprise to find The Date Farmers gracing the … Continue reading

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Where the Gentle Giants Are: The Art of Dan May

“Only artist Dan May can make something so amorphous absolutely adorable. He creates creatures that look like an embryonic hybrid of Sendak’s ‘Wild Things’ and places them in illuminated worlds of fuzzy color.” ~Ruby Winkle Platinum Cheese (PC): This past … Continue reading

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Story Teller

The Art of Greg “Craola” Simkins It wasn’t a surprise to walk into a packed house at Gallery 1988 this past Friday night as Greg “Craola” Simkins debuted his latest body of work, Story Teller.  In this collection, Greg continues his exploration of … Continue reading

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Opposites Attract

The Art of Chloe Early    Chloe Early’s paintings are the stuff dreams are made of.  Fascinated by opposites, Chloe blends graceful figures with industrial elements against unfixed, seemingly boundless backgrounds, creating an utopian universe where the strange and wonderful collide. The little figures that inhabit … Continue reading

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Carlos and The Thin White Duke

The Art of Carlos Ramos Fresh on the heels of his successful exhibit Kubrick, Carlos Ramos finds his muse in the Thin White Duke himself, and the result is “Bowie”, another stunning and unique show paying homage to an artistic hero. It’s no surprise that … Continue reading

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Retro Pop! Americana

The Art of Nouar Nouar   While seemingly warm and inviting on the surface, Nouar’s paintings are anything but. In each work, she conveys multiple levels of delicious nuances and offers a sly commentary on society’s increasing addiction to consumer goods. Neatly packaged in retro … Continue reading

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