Robert Mars and the Pop-Culture Quilt of America

In 2014, when Robert Mars was watching his wife stitch a quilt together, he had an epiphany. His inspiration as an artist had always been Americana from the 1950s and ’60s—patchworks of rustic wood panels, neon signs, brown paper, old newspapers and magazines. His works are sometimes collage-like, overlaying scenes and images to create one cohesive piece of art. Like folktales told in a quilt, he was using history to tell a story in one concise image.

And just like that, his ideas started threading together.

Carly Zinderman

Carly Zinderman is a Senior Staff Writer for JustLuxe, based just outside of Los Angeles, CA. Since graduating from Occidental College with a degree in English and Comparative Literary Studies, she has written on a variety of topics for books, magazines and online publications, but loves fashion and style best. In her spare time, when she?s not writing, Carly enjoys watching old movies, reading an...(Read More)

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