Monday, October 31, 2011
This is an ingenious way of letting your fish have a unique view of the world. Created by aquascaper, TCHelmut, he has created a brilliant way of allowing his fish to see their surroundings and for us to see them. There are many potential applications for further design I think....
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Mark Ryden was one of the highlights of this year's London Frieze Art Fair. Created for Paul Kasmin Gallery's booth "The Meat Shop" continues on the artist's motifs of charcuterie and the country's sixteenth president in a slightly toned down and Japanese inspired wooden frame...
Good friend, Chloe Early launched her new solo show a few days ago at the Joshua Liner Gallery in New York and her body of work looks so good in person. They are all painted on aluminium panels and are beautifully detailed.
"As the exhibition title, Feathers and Wax, suggests, the concept of suspension is noble but also naïve and ill fated. Alluding to the Greek myth of Daedalus and Icarus, these materials allowed young Icarus to sore to idealistic heights and flout the sensible cautions of his father. The consequences were tragic. This contrast of dream and reality is given a contemporary retelling in Early’s painting Frontier Firecrackers, where a pair of youths are pictured plummeting through a garland of grapes and roses into a new environment of junkyard tires and cruise missiles."