Friday, January 29, 2010

Great idea...

You can get this "bookbook" made of distressed leather to cover your MacBook at TwelveSouth.

Kate MccGwire

These intriguing sculptures constructed from feathers along with other materials are by artist Kate MccGwire. To see more of her work go to her website.

Virginia Kraljevic

These ink drawings are by New York artist Virginia Kraljevic. To see more of her intricate work go to her website.

Brian Benchek

These mixed media pieces of patinated steel fused with glass are by artist Brian Bencheck. To see more of his Fused Metal series along with his other work go to his website.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Pat Pilchard

"Pat Pilchard's subjects are primarily flowers and plants. Instead of using a camera, she uses a flat-bed scanner and a computer where the files are modified using Photoshop. She first began making these prints in 1996. The images are printed by Pat using an Epson printer. Her digital images are produced using archival permanent inks and archival paper in sizes ranging from 4" x 6" to 24" x 44". " - website

To see more of her beautiful work go to her website.

Giovanni Corvaja

These imtricate pieces are by Italian goldsmith Giovanni Corvaja. He utilizes gold that has been transformed into wisps thinner than human hair to create his ethereal jewelry. To see more of his work go to his website.

Shorty Jangala Robertson

These colorful pieces are by Aboriginal artist Shorty Jangala Robertson. To briefly read about his life go to Gadfly Gallery and to see his exhibition Singing in the Rain go to Alcaston Gallery.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

I love these...

These "Mortimer Bust" candles are available at uma.

Kendal Murray

"Kendal Murray's work explores scenarios that are imbued with social and personalised meaning. Humorous, melancholic and sometimes disturbing, her work is layered with representations of emotional and physical experiences." - ArtHouse Gallery

To see more of her whimsical work go to ArtHouse Gallery.

John Westmark

These mixed media pieces from the Flight series are constructed from paper sewing patterns, thread and acrylic on canvas. They are by artist John Westmark. To see more of his work go to his website.

Judy Barrass

These unique artist books are by Australian artist Judy Barrass. To see more of her work, including her prints, go to her website.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Liz Eeuwes

These rugs by Liz Eeuwes are inspired by the Scottish countryside and the tulip fields of Holland - a new way to bring nature into your home.

Keith Perelli

These oil on aluminum pieces are by Louisiana artist Keith Perelli. To see more of his intriguing work go to his website.

Valerie Hector

These beaded pieces are by jewelry artist Valerie Hector. To see more of her work go to her website.

Lillian Bassman

Lillian Bassman (b. 1917) is an iconic fashion photographer most noted for her work at Harper's Bazaar during the 40's, 50's and 60's. Her experimental approach heavily impacted the both fashion industry and its relationship to photography.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Fun idea...

You can combine your choice of artwork and t-shirts at this unique site, Eddy's.

Hans Weissflog

"In my opinion, one has only to be willing to spend the required amount of time to produce a truly exquisite piece.

I have always been intrigued by the seemingly unlimited diversity of shapes that can be achieved on the lathe. As a designer, I am always seeking out new possibilities and challenges. My work is always expanding by transforming these possibilities into reality. " - Hans Weissflog

To see more of his work go to DelMano Gallery.

Sequoia Miller

These stoneware pieces are by ceramic artist Sequoia Miller. To see more of his work go to his website.