larita: things i like right now

things i like right now by larita of the daily cut-ups My Lisa Firer floral porcelain vase Jasmine flowers in September, the smell always makes me nostalgic Looking for old picture books at second hand stores An excuse to have a toned-down version of a Marie Antoinette dress made (ala…

wes anderson world

i went in search of wes anderson inspired art & photography, and found plenty of it limitd prints: caitlin shearer: daní: meghan stratman:

aj fosik

everytime i see a new piece by aj fosik it makes me smile fosik’s animal subjects and anthropomorphized beings are built using a complex process in which each form is carefully handcrafted by arranging hundreds of pieces of individually cut and varnished wood, which the artist paints in vibrant colors…

ferdinand hodler

i have sorely neglected my proposed daily painting posts, but perhaps i can make up for it by showing you some beautiful portraits by swiss artist ferdinand hodler (1853 – 1918)

vanessa by johnny

this is a painting of vanessa paradis by johnny depp. i mean really, as if we couldn’t possibly love him more right? then he goes and pulls a gustav klimt on everyone and women the world over swoon with delight.

yigal ozeri

these are oil paintings. p-a-i-n-t-i-n-g-s. by new york based israeli artist yigal ozieri

paint my portrait

really really really my favourite things. i’m sure i’ve harped on about them enough hey? if someone could teleport me to the national portrait gallery in london right now i’d be a very happy woman indeed. well, here are some more i have been staring at recently… click on the…

tauba auerbach

tauba auerbach manipulates large pieces of raw canvas into various configurations through folding or rolling. she then lays the canvas out flat and paints its surface with an industrial spray gun aimed at different angles to achieve a trompe l’oeil effect… examine the works’ surfaces closely and you find that…

simen johan

in his ongoing series until the kingdom comes, simen johan depicts a natural world hovering between reality, fantasy and nightmare.  merging traditional photographic techniques with digital methods, johan’s images are crafted over time and may include a synthesis of landscapes from various geographical locations and animals photographed in captivity or in the wild.