Thursday, November 29, 2012

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Creep (Strain)-  Skye Kelly

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Clay: Medium Not Specific

Ben Brandt
 "I’ve long thought of clay as a very specific medium. By “medium specific” I’m recalling the critic Clement Greenberg’s term as he defined it in his 1961 essay Modernist Painting. According to Greenberg, what defined modernist abstract painting was its ability to criticize itself, therefore  “to entrench it more firmly in its area of competence.” Each art has to “determine through its own operations and works, the effects exclusive to it.” Abstract painting was in conversation with itself—paint on canvas, the flatness of the support. Painting was not an illusion but, instead, a fact specific to its very components. If we relate this argument to clay, the medium is tied to what it can do as a durable yet flexible material–the creation of vessels, beautiful utilitarian objects as old as the birth of civilization, or bowls and mugs I’ve bought at craft fairs."- Katie Geha:

Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Monday, November 19, 2012

Friday, November 16, 2012

Christian Dior

Thursday, November 15, 2012

under the table at FWCA

under the table at FWCA runs till December 15th, Wednesday - Saturday, noon to five. Above images include "Sculptures in Love with Architecture" by Tom Lauerman and Fabio J. Fernandez, "Vulture" by Thomas Müller and Akio Takamori's "Parisian Woman." photo credit: Kevin Todora, for the beautiful installation photographs!

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Natalie Northrup Designs are the best!

A trade with the fabulous NN. See more of her work here.

Monday, November 12, 2012

via: ink and collar

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Friday, November 9, 2012

Southern Horrors: Women and the Politics of Rape and Lynching by Crystal N. Feimster.
Via: HEPPAS Books

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Ellen Gallager

"eXelento" (2004)

Monday, November 5, 2012