Tag Archives: art
I’m planning on spending this snowy London Sunday polishing off Phoebe Hoban’s Basquiat: A Quick Killing In Art. The fatalistic, self-sabotaging fraction of me – the same small portion that wishes I could be a little more like Californication‘s Hank … Continue reading
It’s probably sacrilegious to admit, but I don’t think much of the Mona Lisa. I’ve walked the hallowed halls of the Louvre more than a handful and each time I clap eyes on her – and her me – I … Continue reading
Learning how to SCUBA dive in Papua New Guinea – that’s what this Oliver Jeffers painting (entitled Fathom Painting No.1) reminds me of. Bobbing atop the ocean, excited and a little apprehensive about what lies beneath. Until, of course, you … Continue reading
Strip away the gilded edges, pattern and colour of a Gustav Klimt, and I think you get something like these guys. Much simpler, but stunning nonetheless.
The grey skies are closing in. I’m in need of a little colour shock therapy. Thanks for your help, James Wyper, Betty Blue Fly, and Shiny Squirrel.
Truth be told, I get a little nervous when artists and photographers and others of a creative ilk write to ask if I’ll feature their work. I’m not a critic by any flex, but (to employ a cliché) I know … Continue reading
Kevin Appel, you can spruce up my walls anytime.
Some of you may have seen these pics yesterday on Colossal, but I couldn’t help but want to share them in case you didn’t. They’re so beautiful, silky and… well… strangely tactile looking. Who needs a lava lamp?