Control Print Lab + Exhibition
I Just participated in the 24 hour print lab that accompanied this exhibition last night. Printprintprint all night. Kind of amazing, we selected works from the night and they are up outside of the Shiela Aronson Gallery at Parsons. Next week’s show should be really awesome as well, I got a sneak preview, definitely something to come check out. CONTROL PRINT: A Collaboration with the Royal...
LVEO theme: Childhood
I played with Babushka dolls. I was a prolific painter. I collected buttons and pencils. I had a Mud Pie Factory in my back yard. I had a small plastic baby that fit in a tablespoon who I catapulted around the living room. His name was Spoon Baby.
“Objects remain spellbound in the unmerciful separation of space, no material part can commonly share its space with another, a real unity of diverse elements does not exist in space.” -George Simmel, Bridge and Door
I have a lot of folders on my computer that I drop images into and rarely look at them again. I thought this would be a good chance to retrieve some of them, these from a folder titled Inspiration. Unknown, student work from Beckmans, via Google images, Beckmans, Franz Kline, Beckmans, unknown, unknown There is clearly a common thread through what inspires me: large,...
from Milk magazine. I am easily agitated by almost any fashion editorial, but I love little girls.
oil on acetate, beginning of an assignment for class. See the non-experimental, entirely deliberate clusters here.
I think I’ve posted her before on here but I feel like I need to again. The patterning is so consistent with everything that’s going on in my head. It’s phenomenal. It makes me cry. I should write her fan mail. It also reminds me of my mom. This is something my mom did. I posted it on my old blog that doesn’t exist anymore, so here it is for the record. ...
How Nonsense Sharpens the Intellect →
I just read this in the NY Times and it seemed appropriate to follow that last post.
What happens when you just go for the gold and Google image search “cluster drawings” (I almost just spelled search “surch”)? You find the Bioplex Cluster/City of Non-Gravity by Per Svensson. A little (or a lot) too sci-fi for my taste and I do not find his grey-on-black website at all inspiring but taken out of that context the drawing brings up issues of both...
When feeling inspired or uninspired:
Go to Harell Fletcher’s website http://www.harrellfletcher.com/
I found photographer William Eggleston today on Veronica’s blog and have since added him to my short list of photographers whose work resonates with me. Thinking about childhood. L