Posts Tagged ‘ 80s ’

New Old Works by Hans Krondahl

May 24, 2012

Swedish textile designer and BIG THINGS AHEAD interviewee Hans Krondahl has been digitizing his personal archives and recently wrote me with some images he dug up of works from 1985-88 created after a trip to the Pacific. I always love his bright, playful textile designs, but this time these bushy, colorful experiments with fibers...
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Time Travel Tuesday: Mark Kistler’s Draw Squad

November 14, 2011

Here we go again! It’s TIME TRAVEL TUESDAY with Sara from one of our favorite art blogs, Brown Paper Bag! This week we were on this weird nostalgic wavelength, both pulling from our own childhood memories of artists and artworks. Below, Sara goes back to the 80s/90s with PBS kids’ drawing show host, Mark Kistler...
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nina nina nina

October 10, 2011

NINA HAGEN IS SO FREAKING COOL!!!!!!!! images thanks to forthedishwasher, planet nina,
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jimmy!

August 22, 2011

JIM ISERMANN—– born in the wrong decade? this southern california-based artist has been producing trippy technicolor paintings, furniture, shag carpet, rainbow textiles, and vinyl decals since the 80s, reaching into the depths of kitschy 60s and 70s design and appropriating essential elements. he’s also pretty good at securing corporate commissions, as is evident from...
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i just wanna DANCE!

January 23, 2010

last night i went out for rj’s birthday- best houseparty i’ve been to in a long time! big old dance floor and no reservations! plus tons of pizza and cupcakes. and i dont care what anyone says, this freaking whitney houston song is still the best song to dance to. i think i’m just...
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chocolate is better than codeine

August 29, 2009

i have this terrible cough that won’t go away. i haven’t slept well for the last three nights, not to mention keeping nico up all night…cough attacks at work, at dinner, on bart….it’s terrible! tonight i was looking up some remedies…and lo and behold, guess what came up? DARK CHOCOLATE! apparently the theobromine content...
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