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Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Frida

pink frida by amy shekhter photo by gail worley
Photo By Gail

Amy Shekhter is an emergent, emerging American contemporary artist who’s inspired by historic iconic figures and her love of today’s fashion. Amy uses a creative mix of mediums, merging digital design with various layers of texture using resin, glitter, paint, and crystals. By putting a modern spin on familiar imagery — as with this 2023 portrait of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo entitled The Great Escape (Frida), Amy’s pop art not only introduces younger generations to these important icons, but also touches on materialism and values of today’s culture.
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British Pop Gods Blur to Release Blur 21: The Box Set

Blur 21 Box Set

It’s been 21 years since the release of their debut album Leisure in 1991, and due to popular demand British Pop band Blur’s body of work has been personally compiled by the band and gathered together in one box, due for release by Parlophone in North America on July 31st, 2012. Blur 21: The Box collects all seven studio albums with over 5½ hours of unreleased material, including 65 previously unreleased tracks and more than twice as many rarities, 3 DVDs, a collector’s edition book featuring rare and unseen photos and a new and exclusive interview with the band. The set also includes a special limited edition 7-inch vinyl disc featuring a track recorded under the band’s original name, Seymour. The Blur 21 box will also include a digital download code for the albums and all bonus material. Continue reading British Pop Gods Blur to Release Blur 21: The Box Set