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We megaphoned a few shout-outs earlier in the week, but if you're tardy to the party and didn't hear the word on our vibrant, graffiti-lined streets: January has been dubbed L.A. Arts Month. This means it's time to get your best gallery game-face on at a slew of visual fetes only Lala knows how to throw.
Naturally, you wouldn't want to arrive looking like a total Monet (even Cher knew her art history!), so we've mustered up some items that are sure to make you a one-woman sold-out show! You'll find some pieces include overt big-name references — from Mondrian to Lichtenstein to Lloyd Wright — while others may just be utopian fodder for a convo with a steamy bro with paint still embedded under his nails. We'll leave that part up to you... Ready, set, click on through for our exceptional exhibit.
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By now, your big gifts are probably wrapped and underneath the tree. (If not, stop reading this and GO GO GO!) Now all that's left are the tiny treasures to round out your gift-giving game. But, rather than copping out with another Starbucks gift card or scratch-off lotto ticket, get creative and keep it personal.
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