Sunday, March 29, 2015

rusty scruby

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Jason Salavon

Hannah Hoch

A German Dada artist born in 1889 and one of the originators of photomontage.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Karinne Keithley Syers in the begin again

Revisiting the first exchange of ideas, love and respect between Karinne Keithley Syers and I.
This is the result of an exchange chain I started on FB in 2010. The link below is a beautiful piece made just for me.
http://fancystitchmachine.org/fsm/video/margie.mov

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Always for the underdog

Object Lessons

 ‘Pears and Red Square,’ Moscow, 1983. Credit Sam Abell
Kitchen scene in Donetsk, Ukraine, August 2014. Credit Sergei Ilnitsky
Things have the longest memories of all; beneath their stillness, they are alive with the terrors they have witnessed. NYTIMES article.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Wangechi Mutu

beauty micrometer

Early Max Factor invention from 1934. The Beauty Micrometer was meant to detect beauty defects in women that are invisible to the naked eye.

similar but different

Annette Kellerman

 While this outfit would be considered quite modest today, when Annette Kellerman--an early women's rights activist--posed for this photo in 1907, it started an outright scandal. She sore this fitted, one-piece bathing suit to protest the restrictive clothing of the day. This picture landed her in the slammer for indecency.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Monday, March 16, 2015

Iris

Sunday, March 15, 2015

I am Big Bird

bewitching

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Friday, March 13, 2015


Marlene Dumas

Similar but Different


Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Caliban and the Witch: Monster or Mistreated Man

CALIBAN AND THE WITCH is a history of the body in the transition to capitalism. Moving from the peasant revolts of the late Middle Ages to the witch-hunts and the rise of mechanical philosophy, Federici investigates the capitalist rationalization of social reproduction.

Happy Birthday Beatrice Wood. Fabulous to the end.

Spirit animal: Martha

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Kristen Morgin

Unfired clay, paint, ink, marker, graphite and masking tape
11 7/8 x 12 1/8 inches