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Bret Slater

Bret Slater

Bret Slater, Pretty Hate Machine, 2012, 7.25"H x 7.25"W, Arcylic on Canvas

Bret Slater, Pretty Hate Machine, 2012, arcylic on canvas 7.25″H x 7.25″W

“What is this thing?” This seems to be the first thing that comes out of a person’s mouth when they see Bret Slater’s work for the first time. The pieces look alive and comical, or sometimes edible. This particular piece, with it’s bright colors, reminds me of a cartoon character. I imagine that the cartoon character tells you jokes that you don’t really get, but it is laughing so hard and earnestly that you can’t help but laugh yourself. (more…)

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Jet Set

Spetses, Greece

Spetses, Greece

Kaiki Beach Club, Spetses

Kaiki Beach Club, Spetses

This past summer I had the good fortune of visiting the Greek island of Spetses for my dear friend’s wedding. Located only a few hours boat ride from the mainland, Spetses is a sleepy, well-heeled eden covered in thick pine forests and beautiful old manors. (more…)

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