Monthly Archives: April 2012

Making It / Shiny Recycled Pipe Lamp With Vintage Style Bulb Number 3 / Mike Smith

I was given a box full of these metal pipes, and have started making them into lamps. I’ve started with about the most simple design possible. I like my creations uncomplicated, so that the viewer can focus attention on the … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Ryan McGinley / Netherlands / Slideshow Version

This is my first attempt at doing a slideshow.  I’ll probably use this for my posts from now on. “Youth, liberation and the joy of losing yourself in the moment are elements that feature throughout Ryan McGinley’s work, from his … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Ryan McGinley / Netherlands

“Youth, liberation and the joy of losing yourself in the moment are elements that feature throughout  ’s work, from his early roots in documenting the urban adventures of his downtown Manhattan friends to his subsequent cross-country travels in utopian environments … Continue reading

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Making It / Reuse, Renew, Recycle, Assiyah, Yetzirah, Beriyah TuBishvat Seder Plate by Harriete Estel Berman

I’ve only shown about one 1/10 of the photos taken of this project.  Go to  http://www.flickr.com/photos/harriete-estel-berman/6323878375/in/set-72157627467970893/  to see all 159 of them.   Just incredible! “This set documents the development of my seder plate for an exhibition at the Contemporary … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Carstiuc / illustrator, drawer, sketcher / Romania

Here is a list of the various mediums that Carstiuc works it: animation book illustrations collage digital work engraving mixed technique photography sketches            http://carstiuc.wordpress.com

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Making It / Victorian Steampunk Amusement Carousel Lamp With Vintage Style Bulb / Mike Smith

I love using ‘found’ objects. I’ve mounted this wooden spindle on a metal plate ‘found’ at a Cosi sandwich shop. There is a small motor beneath the plate that turns at 55 rpm (about once a second). This turns the … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Tracy Jager (livingferal) / Vancouver, British Columbia

`…Living Feral collages are straight from another world. Handcrafted and made out of vintage materials, they will remind you of that time you dreamed about that thing that you can’t remember but you were there and you promise it was … Continue reading

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