Heidi Kepnes creates collages with found objects, paper, string, photographs, wax and other media. Many of her works are partly encaustic. Based in Salem, Massachusetts, Kepnes says she is “drawn to the beauty of decay and its allusion to the passage of time, and to collective and personal memory.”
I was having one of those days when I clicked onto the wonderful blog of a Norwegian journalist, cartoonist and author named Maypaj who had posted this hilarious video. My sense of humour, absolutely. Reminds me of a particularly bent New Yorker cartoon, but animated. I was on the floor. Enjoy.
John Gibson’s clearly defined spheres and the contemporary tones of his work have made him a popular inclusion for design magazines (see this Architectural Digest item, for example) Above: Howard, oil on linen 60 x 60 in. The Massachusetts-based artist is fascinated with the concept of representing 3-D objects on …
I just ran across this brilliant infographic by Paul North at Mediarun, a company based in the U.K. Click on the poster below to go to a version you can enlarge. Click here to read North’s explanation of why and how they did it.
Mary Henderson sources material from social media and photo-sharing websites in her new series Sunday Paintings, on at Lyons Wier Gallery through March 29. She focuses on the leisure activities of her peers and “fellow gentrifiers,” the well-educated, middle-class, neophyte city dweller – active and happy in privileged activities.