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Time Travel Tuesday: Viola Frey

June 19, 2012

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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Time Travel Tuesday: World Party Day!

March 27, 2012

Well, we figured since we’re gearing up for World Party Day, we might as well do some time traveling while we’re at it! Sara from Brown Paper Bag is back for Time Travel Tuesday and zaps us bag to housewife culture of the past with these bizarro party ads from women’s magazines. Party-planning culture has...
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Time Travel Tuesday: Kurt Seligmann

February 21, 2012

Welcome back to Time Travel Tuesday w/Sara from Brown Paper Bag! This week Sara is taking us to the wild world of printmaker, Kurt Seligmann, whose surreal prints dig deep into the subconscious mind between-the-wars. Over at BPB I wrote about Ancient Peruvian ceramics and textiles! Enjoy! This past weekend, I finally made it...
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Time Travel Tuesday: Morris Louis

January 4, 2012

hop on over to brown paper bag to check out my musings on morris louis, color field painter extraordinaire!
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Time Travel Tuesday: New Year’s Resolutions and Cathy

January 3, 2012

Happy New Year everyone! Sara at Brown Paper Bag and I thought we would start off with a little Time Travel Tuesday for ya’ll. This week Sara writes about her disdain for the comic, Cathy, and the societal stereotypes about single women and their “habits” that unfortunately often play into our New Year’s Resolutions....
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Time Travel Tuesday: Bernd and Hilla Becher

October 25, 2011

This week Sara from Brown Paper Bag takes us to the German landscape through the eyes of photographer duo Bernd and Hilla Becher. Documenting various architectural structures and arranging them into “typologies,” the couple transforms the context of ordinary industrial buildings simply by rearranging them. In a strangely similar vein, I wrote about the...
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Time Travel Tuesday: Giorgio de Chirico

September 27, 2011

I am SO HAPPY that Sara at Brown Paper Bag chose de Chirico as this week’s Time Travel Tuesday feature! Giorgio de Chirico has blown my mind ever since sitting in front of The Philosopher’s Conquest at the Art Institute as a teenager wondering why the hell those artichokes were there. Step into his surreal...
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Time Travel Tuesday: African Masks

September 6, 2011

Yes folks, it’s time for another Time Travel Tuesday with the lovely Sara of Brown Paper Bag! This week’s topic is African Masks, something that I’ve been planning on posting about for a while now, so the timing is perfect! Sara found some incredible masks and writes a bit about their history and cultural...
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Time Travel Tuesday: Space-Age Buildings of the USSR

August 2, 2011

It’s time for another round of Time Travel Tuesday with our friend Sara of Brown Paper Bag!!! This week she covered the work of of photographer Frederic Chaubin, who captures strange, space-age architecture in the former USSR! And over at BPB I wrote about Clifton Karhu, “the blue-eyed japanese,” an American-born artist who became...
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Time Travel Tuesday: Joseph Cornell

May 3, 2011

We decided to do a more regular Time Travel Tuesday guest post w/Sara at Brown Paper Bag!!! So excited that she chose Joseph Cornell as her artist this time; I was obsessed with the huge collection of his boxes at the Art Institute as a kid, especially this one of the owl that lights...
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