Saturday, February 28, 2009

Caroline Lathan-Stiefel

Whorl, 2004-2006; fabric, pipe cleaners, yarn, pins, wire, thread, fruit nets, and lights. Galerie Articule, Montréal, Quebec. Photos by Guy L'Heureux. Untitled, 2008; pen and ink and gouache, collage on board, 13 X 7 1/4, Untitled, 2003; pen and ink, gouache on grid paper, 7 1/2 X 4 5/8, Patch (detail), 2006-07; fabric, pipe cleaners, yarn, pins, thread, wire, strawberry crates, lead weights, fruit nets, dry cleaning bags, straws, tacks, plastic grocery bags, and rubber fishing lures. Suyama Space, Seattle, WA. Photo credit: Eduardo Calderon, Untitled, 2008; pen and acrylic ink on paper, 11 1/2 X 12 1/2, Untitled, 2007; pen and ink collage on board, 11 3/4 X 13, Split Barrier from the exhibtion In Suspension, 2007-2008; fabric, pipe cleaners, yarn, pins, plastic, thread, fruit nets, plastic ties, styrofoam balls, tacks, and lead weights, Mason Gross Galleries, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Photo: Frank Magalhaes.

i love Caroline Lathan-Stiefel's use of simple materials like fruit nets, grocery bags and pipe cleaners to create complex forms and environments. her drawings are great, too.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

elliot hundley

garden (for ivan), 2006, deathless aphrodite of the spangled mind, 2002-2003, deathless aphrodite of the spangled mind (detail), fire, 2006, siren, 2006, untitled (sibyl), 2004, siren (detail), the hanging garden, the invention of drawing, 2005, proscenium, 2006, tether, 2005, proscenium (detail), installation view, hammer project, garland (detail), 2006

i've long been an admirer of elliot hundley's work. i'm so inspired by his use of image, painting, collage, structure, materials, everything. it's work i'd like to make, but don't have the courage...

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

diana cooper

trip, 2006, mixed media on paper, 43 x 76 x 2.5, tidal pool, 2007 mixed media on paper 36.5 x 38.5 x 1.5, medusa, (detail), 2005, mixed media on paper, 39 x 39 x 1, heliotropic eye, 2006, mixed media on paper, 33 x 31, the yellow and brown one, 1998, acrylic, felt tip markers, post-its, plastic tubes, felt, acetate, paper, pipe cleaners, and pom poms, on canvas, wall and floor, 96x85x20, and i couldn't find you, 1998-1999, acrylic, felt tip marker, felt, cardboard and pipe cleaners on canvas, wall and floor, 94x105x25, experiments in 3d, 2000, ink, acrylic and felt tip markers on canvas, 88x142, traveling the exosphere, 2000-2002 , ink Acrylic, felt, foam core, and acetate on canvas, 84 x113x5.5, the multicolor one, 1997-98, acrylic, felt tip markers, felt, acetate, paper, pipe cleaners, and pom poms, on canvas, wall and floor, 87x107x37, punctuated equilibrium, 2000, ink, acrylic, felt tip markers, pipe cleaners, paper on canvas, 56x57.5x2

i'm absolutely obsessed with diana cooper's work. just amazing...