Posts Tagged ‘art’
Angela selected some pretty awesome things for her temporary shop, and I fell hard for the Peter Shire splatter mugs. Image below is one I took of it yesterday fresh out of its packaging! I love me a good mug.
Peter Shire is an Echo Park California based artist who was associated with the Memphis Group in the 1980s and whose work runs the gamut from sculpture to furniture. He’s also well known for his ceramic sculptures and vessels. I did a little poking around on the internetz to find out more, and enjoyed this short film on Shire by Eric Minh Swenson. Enjoy!
Clockwise from top left: Pom-pom repeat necklace in Wear, Mark Vaarwerk pin in Wear, Berber rug in Live, Elizabeth McAlpine The Map of Exactitude Camera in Art, Ursa Minor Ayo leather skirt in Wear, Panamericana Chair in Live, milk design craft table in Live, and Jesse Willenbring painting in Art. Click links for original source.
Um, holy freaking amazing. Animated weaving by CCA MFA student Kate Nartker. I’ve my friend and equally talented artist, Toyin to thank for this mind-blowing discovery. Having been dabbling in some weaving recently during my limited free time, I can only imagine how many hours, days, and months Nartker spends creating just a few frames of animation. P.S. You’ll want to full screen these