1. A frost flower is created on autumn or early winter mornings when ice in extremely thin layers is pushed out from the stems of plants or occasionally wood…see more here. 2. very rare white zebra…see more here. 3. Silicified “Ghost trees” Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming by adam jones…see more here.
fun little tidbits to start your weekend off right…enjoy and be inspired!
leah rosenberg, white cover, 2011, acrylic paint, 6x11x15
anouk kruithof, Lost & Found, ERROR #19 de Studio, Antwerpen 2012, found book installation
the repetitive action of making a stack is satisfying in it’s manual labor, allowing us to control and order the chaos of a certain area or group, allows us to handle, organize and eliminate material, add structure, build and accrue, create verticality, appreciate on an intimate level the material and it’s tactility…getting lost in the layers, viewing the material on it’s side gives us a different perspective of a familiar material and allows us to appreciate the depth of the pile while the surface of the material is obscured, referencing architecture, construction, assembly, cell structure…
Menstrual Mountain II 2007 Oil, latex, acrylic, cardboard on canvas 60 x 72 x 2
They Stare At It Like Television 2007/2010 2010 Oil, enamel, acrylic on canvas 60 x 72 x 2
Chocolate Fountain 2012 Oil, acrylic, paper on canvas 60 x 72
My current work is as much about the simplicity of raw gesture and color as it is about pulling forth objects, interiors and animals from those gestures.
love her use of unusual materials, especially in her older work…see more here.
welcome to art bite’s very first post!!!
i recently visited the carnegie museum of art in pittsburgh to see the carnegie international. i have to say, i wasn’t as impressed with the international as i have been in previous years, so i headed over to the carnegie museum of natural history–the two museums are attached, how cool is that!! anyway, i was completely blown away by the rocks and minerals collection. of course, i have seen such things before, but this time i saw something different, each piece is a wonder, another world. sculptural forms, color, pattern, texture-the inspiration for art making is endless…
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