The preliminary sketch for Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty. The finished article is stunning markworks.files.w...
'Self' oil, ink and bleach by Jay Bowland who studied at Lancaster the same time as me. He is annoyingly better at painting than myself and loving his recent work
Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one's bath like a lump of sugar. musings from my hero Pablo Picasso
The original pin claims this is "a poster from the mid-50’s issued by Senator Joseph McCarthy at the height of the Red Scare and anti communist witch hunt." However I'm sure it's a quote by Queen Victoria...
using trash bags, unused grocery bags and plastic sheets, pakistani artist khalil chishtee creates life-sized figures wracked with emotion. He uses these materials as a metaphor for "recycling our identities" or braving the problems of life.
Another work worth mentioning is the spectacular installation by Guiseppe Licari, called Humus, for which the roots of several medium sized trees were cut off and attached to the ceiling. The lights in the room are dimmed, and walking around the room it feels like you’re underground, like a mole making it’s way through the soil. There is something sinister and exciting about being in the underbelly of the forest, surrounded by the roots of dead trees.
Unicorn - Damien Hirst, Unicorn totem gives you the ability to make your dreams come true. the ability to restore broken spirits. Helps you develop personal power that can be unlimited. A wonderful totem that has a connection to the Spirits of the Forest and the Fairy Folk effect the weather patterns. very powerful yet at the same time, very gentle totem. spiral horn of the Unicorn can heal and neutralize poisons; can also help its people develop their own healing abilities.
Elana Herzog, Civilization and its Discontents 2003 installation view at Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York Persian and Persian type carpets, mixed fabrics, metal staples, Dimensions variable