Nineties babies often catch a bad rap. They’re often viewed as the lost generation, even by those of us that aren’t much older than them. Like every generation, they have their few bad apples. But that doesn’t nullify the many great things and people that the generation has to offer. To be perfectly honest, it’s an unfair label placed on them because not many of us had everything all figured out at their age either. We have to let them grow up on their own terms, and learn to deal with adversities in their own way.

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On a cold and windy Saturday night last month, a long line of people huddled in coats stood outside of ABV Gallery in Atlanta. The line  wrapped around the side of the building. The gallery, located off of Auburn Avenue, was debuting its eponymous winter exhibition- ‘A Better View.’ Crowds swarmed in to admire and discuss the paintings of more than 50 artists from cities and countries around the world, from Portland, Oregon and Venice, California to Portugal and Australia.

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There is an unfathomable power emitted by art that uses urban landscapes as its canvas. It is not exclusive to those of a certain social class or within art circles; it is accessible to all. It does not rely on an unchanging gallery space to be seen or understood; it adapts to the fluidity and movement of its dynamic surroundings.

Blending African-American women and traditional Korean dress seems like an idea that one has to ponder for a while, but not for one artist. According to koreadailyus.com, Chris Shim was inspired by a random thought that these two elements would go together. This simple thought couldn’t have been more true; the two cultures fuse perfectly showcasing the ideal representation of multiculturalism. Shim mixes the cultures effortlessly in his murals shown around the world, from Korea to California.

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A painting is often defined, not by the artist or the quality, but by the content. Some paintings were intended to capture a thought, and some were intended to capture images. But sometimes, the best paintings capture moments unplanned and unscripted. They capture life.