Artist in LA LA Land: retro curiosities by Melissa Kojima

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By Melissa Kojima in New Art on Wednesday 18 April 2012

It’s taken me along time to figure out what I’m really good at as an artist. The evolution has finally led to artwork I’m proud to display and sell at a store called, Artist in LA LA Land. It’s a wonderland of fantasy and articulated paper dolls, like exotic animals seemingly escaped from the zoo riding high on penny farthing bikes, and blooming, flowerhead ladies in Victorian swimsuits bathing along the beach. It’s a place where the fun doesn’t stop for me, and for those who love retro curiosities and paper play.

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By Casper Johansson in New Art on Friday 20 March 2009

Los Angeles-based artist Melissa Kojima creates crazy mixed media sculpture and illustration, including these four feet long insects entangled in vines and fat-assed rats with skulls as birthmarks.

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