Posts Tagged ‘ artist ’

Trees Can Draw

August 21, 2012
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While visiting my family in the British countryside several years ago, we stopped into the New Art Gallery Warsall and I saw these photos of trees drawing. I forgot about them for a while and today decided to try to find them again. I searched for “pens tied to tree drawings” and lo and...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: SARA

August 6, 2012
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Sara from Brown Paper Bag and I have been internet buddies for almost two years now. I had to do a quick dive into gmail archives to figure out when we first started corresponding- December 2010! With a penchant for all things paper and a loving commitment to her art community, Sara has built...
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Time Travel Tuesday: Viola Frey

June 19, 2012
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After a mini-hiatus, we are back with Sara from Brown Paper Bag for Time Travel Tuesday! This week she wrote about Viola Frey, a Bay Area artist who explored gender power & dynamics in her expressive, figural ceramic sculptures. Don’t forget to visit BPB for my post on Jean Charlot, a French muralist whose...
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sarah dougherty, MFA!

March 7, 2012
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for those of you who have been following the blog for the past few years, you might remember my first ever BIG THINGS AHEAD interview with artist, sarah dougherty. nico and i went to north carolina in 2009 and stayed with sarah in greensboro, who was about to leave for los angeles to start her...
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TIME TRAVEL TUESDAY: Joan Brown

December 13, 2011
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ITS TIME TRAVEL TUESDAY!!! Sara from Brown Paper Bag wrote about one of my favorite California painters, Joan Brown! Coincidentally, I almost wrote about her for my TTT piece but decided to go with pochoir, a type of color illustration that had its heydey in 1920s Parisian publications. Check that out over on BPB...
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solstice party pics!

June 24, 2011
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took me a while to recoup after the big weekend, but here are some shots from the summer solstice party this past saturday at swarm gallery! thanks to everyone who came down to celebrate with us; to social studies, piki and ben for the awesome jams; the knitters for the yarn installation; to alice...
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beggin’

May 25, 2011
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rembrandt’s beggars circa 1630-40 make me want to draw again. squiggle sketch lines! all from the met collections.
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congrats grad!

May 25, 2011
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just thought i’d take a minute to congratulate my partner, nico, on his graduation from the california college of the arts last week! it’s been quite busy the past few months for both of us, but i am so proud of all the work he has done over the past few years. his studies...
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dirt chronicles: part 3

January 7, 2011
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the shaft of babel, 2003. hans schabus dug a 15 foot hole in his studio in vienna, displacing the dirt and bagging it in his studio. his work often deals with size on a large scale, making us aware of and challenging our conceptions of space and our relation to it. images via ggeeoorrgg and...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: HEIDI

December 29, 2010
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for those of you who came to the BIG THINGS launch party, you may have noticed the awesomely painted walls emblazoned with our name. heidi tullman is the woman responsible! visiting for a few weeks from brooklyn, we asked her to do a sign for the party on a whim, hoping she’d still be...
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