January 2016 Blog Posts (46)

Memento Mori and Bedlam

The Big Issue - 1 - Lois Wiseman

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Added by The Justified Sinner on January 31, 2016 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Designer Surplus as a Resource: Fashion by Katie Jones

KICKBACK, SCOOTCHIE AND THE SUNDANCE KID

Stylist: Emma Slade Edmondson

Photographer: Rachel Manns

MUA & hair: Nat Van…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 31, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Fred Rich Enamel Design, UK

Damsel Moonstone Vase

Silver, silver gilt and enamel with 22 carat…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 31, 2016 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Lecture Art & Politics: A Curatorial Process

Art & Politics: A Curatorial Process

A lecture at the Foothills Art Center where my work is currently on exhibition.

Lecture by Curator Marianne Lorenz and Exhibition Manager Becky…

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Added by Heba Barazi on January 31, 2016 at 12:30am — No Comments

The Only Pair of Matching Singing Bird Pistols, Attributed to Frères Rochat

This is what I love about my job: Some people seem to have made it their business to email me all kinds of funny, kooky, weird and amazing artwork to look at. This video comes to us via crafthaus member Dauvit Alexander  from…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 28, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Mysterious Metal Heads - Dale Dunning

"Soritical Ties", 2015, 27"x18"x12", steel

When it comes to writing about my work I experience a certain reluctance. Words tend to define and nail down ideas and to quote Nietzsche "words make the uncommon…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 27, 2016 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Delfina Delettrez uses Stop Motion Movie to Present Jewelry Line

Italian jewelry designer Delfina Delettrez found a unique way to present and market her jewelry line by teaming up with animation artist PES for her 'Frozen Garden' collection.



Delfina found her inspiration for the collection walking in a…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 26, 2016 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Scholarship Opportunity at ESSA

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 15…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 26, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Call: McKinney International Art and Design Residency

McKinney International Art and Design Residency…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 25, 2016 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Transformations

David Poston Retrospective - Preview - 3



Not much to report this week. I think that everything seems to quieten down for this dark period between new year and spring. I've mostly been working on the house and getting the students through their first…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on January 23, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Hilla Becher Obituary

I distinctly remember, as a teenager, seeing a Berna and Hilla Becher exhibition in Germany. I absolutely and instantly fell in love with photography and have remained a big fan of the media since. Having grown up in a heavily industrialized area of Germany, I had seen many industrial sites…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 23, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Theo Jansen's STRANDBEEST coming to Chicago

In the first major American exhibition tour, Theo Jansen’s wholly distinctive kinetic creations blur the lines of art, engineering, science and performance. Celebrating the thrill of the Strandbeest’s locomotion as well as the processes that have driven their evolutionary development, the sculptures are…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 23, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments

Glenn Adamson to Step Down as Director of the Museum of Arts and Design

New York, NY (January 22, 2016)

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) today announced that Glenn Adamson, the Nanette L. Laitman Director of the museum, will be stepping down from his position as of March 31,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 22, 2016 at 3:32pm — 3 Comments

Surface Design Association - Personal Development Grant

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 22, 2016 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Richard Peterson featured in American Craft Magazine

Richard Peterson, Home of the Free

Earthenware, wheelthrown with pressmold top, sgraffito, underglaze, fired to cone 4, 4.5 x 2.25 x 2 inches. --- Image credit: Charlie Cummings, …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 22, 2016 at 11:27am — No Comments

Just Hanging Out - Porky Hefer Design, South Africa

Anyone remember the 60's hanging chairs? For those who don’t, it's a design IKEA brings back every now and then, either in their kids' furniture department or in their staged living rooms catering to nostalgic adults. You may feel awkward about…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 22, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Alchemy 3 at the NH League of Craftsmen

Added by Kimberly Nogueira on January 21, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Explore Faux Bone - A Workshop with Robert Dancik

The Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh is excited to host our Visiting Artist, Robert Dancik from Seymour Connecticut.  Learn more about Robert's work at…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 21, 2016 at 9:21am — No Comments

My First Article for American Craft Magazine: Undercurrents of Intimacy

I could not be happier today: My first article written for and published by American Craft Magazine just came out today!



"Undercurrents of Intimacy". Feb/March 2016 issue.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 20, 2016 at 4:21pm — 2 Comments

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