Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The Art and Craft of Living Out on a Limb
Peter Nelson 1994
via: creature comforts

Sunday, April 28, 2013

greta alfaro

Friday, April 26, 2013

Ugo Rondinone at Eva Presenhuber

via: Contemporary art Daily
I cannot tell you how much I LOVE and hate this artist, hate because it seems very similar to what I am doing in my studio right now...Love because whats not to love?...but then again I am remaking a piece I did in grad school so maybe some ideas are just out there floating among us... I'll try to find an image of the original piece I did in 1999 called the Burden of Memory... little birds on the floor tethered to the wall... similar but really different... also reminds me of Kathryn Spence's birds below.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

1937 Helena Rubinstein Masque.

Monday, April 22, 2013

fig leaf n
 1. (Christian Religious Writings / Bible) a leaf from a fig tree
2. (Fine Arts & Visual Arts / Art Terms) a representation of a leaf, usually a vine leaf rather than an actual fig leaf, used in painting or sculpture to cover the genitals of nude figures
3. a device intended to conceal something regarded as shameful or indecent
The fig leaves were added to this 15th century fresco in the church of Santa Maria del Carmine in Florence three centuries after it was painted,  Fig leaves removed when the painting was restored and cleaned in the 1980s. 

lullatone music crush

pet shaming

More here...

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE on pbs

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE, a new film from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989. The film chronicles The Central Park Jogger case, for the first time from the perspective of these five teenagers whose lives were upended by this miscarriage of justice.


Watch The Central Park Five on PBS. See more from Central Park Five.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Barry Whistler Gallery- Now Then & Again

Saturday, April 20 from 6-8 PM at the Barry Whistler Gallery- opening reception of Now Then & Again a show of collages featuring: Dana Harper, Terrell James, Lawrence Lee, Doug MacWithey, Mary McCleary, Margaret Meehan, John Pomara, Dan Rizzie, Polly Lanning Sparrow, Kevin Todora, Ellen Frances Tuchman, John Wilcox, Danny Williams, Mark Williams and Eric Zimmerman.
Hope to see you Saturday!

Big Mama Thornton


And Bow Wow to you too AR! I needed that...

Monday, April 15, 2013

Mercedes Hernáez & Alejandro Sticotti

Yes please...

Oliver Jeffers

Without a Doubt Part 2” | 2012 | oil on canvas dipped in enamel |28“ x 22”
more here.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Gert and Uwe tobias

Saturday, April 13, 2013

nathan mabry art crush



Thursday, April 11, 2013

Monday, April 8, 2013

Ron Nagle

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Women Getting Tattoos

via: the atlantic



Olive Oatman, "a tragically bicultural American" who was orphaned after her family was killed by Southwest Indians in the 1850s, then adopted and raised by Mohave Indians who gave her a chin tattoo as a mark of tribal acceptance. After she was ransomed back to the whites at age 19, she was stranded between the two cultures and the tattoo marked her as a Mohave and functioned as a kind of ethnic barrier. "It's somehow fitting," Mifflin said, "In light of our colonial past and our multicultural present, that the first American tattooed woman was a white Indian.

birdie

Friday, April 5, 2013

Marg Moll, Tänzerin (1930), From
Degenerate Art rediscovered.
via: creature comforts
Georges Melies - A trip to the moon (1902) -3 from sinematek on Vimeo.

Amy Revier


fininawasteofwaters:
I truly love my friend and former Pugilist Amy Revier's Lou Dress, honeycomb weave with variations, raw silk and high twist organic cotton (each piece is handwoven + one of a kind garment)
limited edition hangers made in collaboration with artist Elizabeth Tubergen

Thursday, April 4, 2013

A trip to the moon...


Paul Ramirez Jonas, Paper Moon (Create As I Speak)

Paul Ramirez Jonas, Paper Moon (Create As I Speak), Installation view, 2009, dimension variable, height 10 ft., Multimedia, Edition of 3 with 1 AP, Courtesy Alexander Grey Associates, New York. via: art tattler international

Tuesday, April 2, 2013


Monday, April 1, 2013