April 21, 2009

House of BLUES

Architecht Peter Kaschnig wanted to see the psychological effects of living surrounded by just one color.

Located in Klagenfurt, Austria, the bathroom and bedroom also blue!

If I were to live here, I would go crazy from the brightness (either that or I'd get used to it).

What a great experiment.

Image source: The Sun

April 8, 2009

Alessandra EXPOSITO - skulls

Alessandra Exposito's sculptural pieces of fictionally named horses, chickens and pets are creepily beautiful, and appear as a fetish-like objects.

What I admire is the decorative quality of the porcelain antlers, the rhinestone additions and portraits of the "owners".

Her most recent show appeared at Mixed Greens in NYC.

Cinnamon, mixed media on horse skull, 23"h x 56" l x 18"w, 2008

April 1, 2009

Jacques KNIZDOVSKY - print maker

Jacques KNIZDOVSKY is a Ukranian print maker (1915- 1985) whom I discovered in a recent print making class lead by Barbara Mason.

What I love about his images are their strong graphic qualities and attention to line. The image can either be like a punch in the face or a delicate caress.

Jacques Hnizdovsky. Cactus. Woodcut, 1970. Edition: 98/150. Signed in pencil. Reference: Tahir 93. 16-1/4 x 15 inches. [28103c]




Jacques Hnizdovsky. Bouquet. Woodcut, 1964. Edition: 138/150. Signed in pencil. Reference: Tahir 41. 15 x 18 inches. [28141c]



Image sources: Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA