All posts tagged: artist

Olga Inoue

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Olga Inoue is a teacher turned artist living in Moscow who creates many things including beautiful watercolours, hand-carved stamps, sweet objects & jewellery, delicate pottery and also lovely photographs. my inspiration is nature, children, the way they see things and talk. their art. countries, weather, changing seasons. and words i hear from people, i’m very sensitive, […]

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Alan Reid

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Alan Reid is an artist based in NYC who works with colour pencils. reading up about him i discovered, his representational images of heiresses, bored fashionistas and aquiline beauties that have been called provocatively light, with coloring as delicate as his women are elegant. The work invites reasoning, provocation and negotiation of absurdist scenarios involving majestic women […]

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Gisèle

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Gisèle d’Ailly van Waterschoot van der Gracht is her full name – and only fitting for a 100 year old artist who grew up in an Austrian castle, studied at the Paris École des Beaux d’Arts (which was interrupted by the financial crisis in Europe  in the thirties & the oncoming war), provided shelter for Jewish Germans […]

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Lorna Simpson

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i absolutely love love love the Gold Head series by American artist Lorna Simpson – which are actually all for sale over at Art.Sy. the pieces are made using ink and embossing powder on paper. so simple & beautiful. “Lorna Simpson’s works explore the experience of African American women in contemporary society. Simpson’s imagery is […]

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Kaye Blegvad

Kaye Blegvad is a multi-talented illustrator / designer / thing-maker who is originally from london but now lives & works in brooklyn. she has a jewellery shop, a print shop and a blog that is amusingly called Kaye Blegvad’s Blogvad.

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44 weeks of words

between march 2010 and february 2011 Mikko Kuorinki formed one new text each week on a wall of the Kiasma museum in Helsinki. these are my favourites – see all of them here. Joe Brainard: Poem (1971) Aram Saroyan: Electric poems (1972) David Foster Wallace: Infinite Jest (1996) Bertol Brecht: Im Dickicht der  Städte (1923) Gertrude Stein: […]

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Sophie Duran

i’ve been seeing Sophie Duran‘s work around the internet for a while now, so i was thrilled when she got in touch to tell me about her new print collection Undiscovered Wonders of the World. Created out of self made photographes, old travel books and minerals, these unknown mysterious worlds are open to multiple interpretations. […]

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Tenka Gammelgaard

spotted the studio of Danish artist Tenka Gammelgaard over at mackapär and emmas designblogg this week. the fact that she paints her paint brushes is pretty much the cherry on top for me. images from mackapär, emmas designblogg and tenka’s blog.

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