15 February 2010
just because yesterday was nothing but another day painted by Scott Campbell
2 January 2010
Thanks to Lyna Ahanda (of Lurve Magazine) for the link! The exciting thing about all this is that as it is new it is old and as it is old it is new, but now we have come to be in our way which is an entirely different way. –Gertrude Stein
17 December 2009
Every time I come home I stand in the doorway and say, “It’s time for a monster to eat me now.” Then it does. When I go to bed and pull the covers open, I say, “It’s time for a monster to eat me now.” Then it does. Every time I get out of bed […]
A TASTE OF ISABELLA BEETON’S AMAZING BOOK OF NEEDLEWORK
21 September 2009
Images extracted from Project Gutenberg’s Beeton’s Book of Needlework, by Isabella Beeton (This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at […]
Hits Of Sunshine
11 August 2009
Today I said goodbye to my conflicted goddess Her lush eyes show surprise At how we could gather knowledge The painting has a dream Where shadow breaks the scene And the colors run off Blue is bashful, green is my goal Yellow girls are running backward Until the next time, with six hits of sunshine […]
Vera von Lehndorff: I was always being different types of women. I copied Ursula Andress, Brigitte Bardot, Greta Garbo. Then I got bored so I painted myself as an animal.
27 June 2009
I have this old issue of ZOOM magazine from the 80’s and they are featuring a big portfolio of pictures of Veruschka. I have always loved that woman, and recently, someone reminded me of her existence, which made me think I could write a post about her on here. Veruschka was the world’s first supermodel, […]
for the sake of a matter
2 May 2009
This is a found looped film stock of Croda employees in the late 40s showing off the strength of pure gelatin: How fascinating ! Ice Cream War from Ross Dalziel on Vimeo.
les esprits frappeurs
3 March 2009
Forget the infamous “esprit frappeurs” (“hitting spirits”), here are the shakers. The least thing you can say is that these people are (were) not consistent. They started as a few thousands, but du to their very strict celibacy policy, they are only 4 adepts left. (Or at the time the article I read about them […]
Anacaona, can you hear us?
16 February 2009
The Queen by the Grace of God and Uncle Sam make sure that the Canadian cannot free itself from the Powers of money. No one is taking care of the garden, which cannot sustain the weight of the Olympic Tower. Queen Anacaona, hanged (Las Casas, Destruction of India, 1598) – Th. de Bry Anacaona, postcard […]
17 January 2009
“This series of work utilizes a sewing technique that I have created and developed over the past two years. Most of the designs and images are based on vintage tattoo imagery. My designs are made in the similar labor intense way that a tattoo is made, using only a needle to draw with, but instead […]
Kutna Hora Memento Mori
13 August 2008
one of the most amazing place in europe…. Kutna Hora a little town in Prague. After one hour of train and 45 minutes of bus in the middle of no-where, we have found this ossuary….
5 August 2008
Sometimes television can be useful. Recently the BBC ran a six part series called Tribal Wives. It was honest, inspirational, often very moving and it reminded me how fruitless my lust for things that sparkle will always be. If you didn’t catch it, here’s a relevant moment.
The Hairy Ones Shall Dance
23 May 2008
Virgil Finlay (1914 – 1971) was a pulp fantasy, science fiction and horror illustrator. While he worked in a range of media, from gouache to oils, Finlay specialized in, and became famous for, beautifully detailed pen-and-ink drawings accomplished with abundant stippling and cross-hatching. Despite the very labor-intensive and time-consuming nature of his specialty, Finlay created […]
30 April 2008
embroidery floss on stuffed cotton, art & photos by Benji Whalen. see the exhibition at the MAD, NYC visit his website
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