Valerie Hegarty

08 December 2008

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Simply loving the work of Valerie Hegarty.

Brett Whitacre

06 December 2008

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Brett Whitacre is a friend of ours from Chicago. Canvases include old tv sets, suitcases, windows, whatever he can find in an alley usually.

Arend deGruyter-Helfer

24 November 2008

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Arend is currently at SAIC in Chicago and has a few new pieces up on his site.

 Object Array, 2008

 Untitled Window 2, 2008

He is also probably the best youtube video dj in town.

Sara Escamilla

10 November 2008

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Sara Escamilla is a recent grad from the Art Center College of Design. She has a new series of papier maché & oil painted sculptures up on her site. Thanks for the link Sara!

For Dust Thou Art

06 November 2008

Lundgren Monuments BoutiqueUrn by Gren Lundgren

Some days one can feel like an old idea is brought back to life, thus holding more power than in previous days. My guess is this week many of us are renewing our confidence, recognizing our considerable skill, and finding fresh sensitivity to our individual proficiency.

What better time to explore a new idea for your ashes. Ashes? Yes, as in your remains.

Seattle’s Lundgren Monuments can offer creative alternatives to the same old same old, with custom made urns by famous designers. Each one is uniquely beautiful, and in some cases even fun. Now go ahead and explore the old as seen through the new.

Urn by Tim Foss

Islands Fold

27 October 2008

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Another good publisher I saw at the NY Art Book Fair: Islands Fold.

Bongout

26 October 2008

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I went to the NY Art Book Fair this weekend and picked up a nice copy of Frédéric Magazine published by Bongout in Berlin. They were definitely one of my favorite publishers at the show… fantastic, original work.

John Lurie

19 October 2008

Raking Leaves in the Wind

15 October 2008

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Our friend Eve Duhamel sent us a note letting us know about her new exhibition happening Oct 29 in Berlin. It features her work along with Julien Vallée and Brent Wadden. More info can be found at eveduhamel.com.

Animal identity

13 October 2008

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There is an excellent documentary by Ward Serrill called, “ The Heart of the Game”. Its about the challenging relationship between adrenalized high school girls’ basketball coach Bill Resler and star player Darnellia Russell. The Coach has an empowering approach towards inspiring his team; he has them imagine themselves to be a pack of wolves, each one being a part of the pack with their own unique personal touch. Together they attack their competition with respect whilst also ripping them to shreds.

Upon seeing this film you will feel ready to take on the world, as well as find your own animal identity! Why not show everyone around just who you are inside, by wearing it on the outside?

Envision the flower etched wolf head ring by Northwest designer Kimberly Baker on your finger as a symbol of that inner power you have against life’s opposition.

If wolves are too aggressive, perhaps unicorn horns, or a golden rose thorn will show the world your mission with a more delicate touch?

All of these identities can be found… here.