Brigitte Martin's Blog Posts Tagged 'art' (81)

Guda Koster - Living Sculpture

Title: Happy Birthday, Year: 2013, Technique: photoprint, Size: variable



I make installations, sculptures and photographs in which clothing plays an…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 15, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Zoe Arnold - The Poetic and the Macabre

don quixote necklace 2

A necklace for the Dulcinea of Toboso. Don Quixote necklace in an automaton frame.

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 10, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments

Jess Riva Cooper - The Story of the Golem

In my art practice, I integrate color, drawing and clay to create installation-based artwork. I study…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 7, 2014 at 2:51pm — No Comments

2014 Workshop Scholarship Recipients

Nicolette Absil:

"I am a maker who focuses on production enamel work, primarily hand drawn graphite images on vitreous enamel. I…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 7, 2014 at 9:43am — No Comments

Call for Panels for the 24th International Sculpture Conference

Call for Panels for the 24th International Sculpture Conference

Posted by: International Sculpture Center

Deadline: 04/11/14



The International Sculpture Center is now inviting entries for a Call for Panels for the 24th…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 7, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Polymer Clay - Jon Stuart

Polymer Clay, "Fish Heads", (with wall mounts)

“The Stone Age didn't end because the world ran out of stones. The Oil Age will end, because we will run out of oil. With polymer clay,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 24, 2014 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Skin - Beadwork by Sarah Maloney

Skin ('03 -'12)

Skin, a piece I have been working on, on and off, for nine years. It is a life size woman’s skin made from approximately 400,000 tiny glass beads and nylon thread; it hangs from the ceiling like a garment on molded…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 7, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: Play That Funky Music !

Call for Artists - A crafthaus Online Exhibition



You hear a piece of music and it sends you back in time. Suddenly, you remember situations, sights and certain people as if it happened yesterday.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 27, 2014 at 10:40am — 2 Comments

Marc Sparfel - Wood Sculpture

Marc Sparfel, born 1972 in Brittany, France spent his childhood in the countryside, surrounded by nature and animals. He was particularly fascinated by horses and cows. After graduating from high school, Marc…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 22, 2014 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Touchstone / Crafthaus Workshop Scholarship

Touchstone Center for Crafts and crafthaus are pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Touchstone/crafthaus Workshop Scholarship. The Touchstone/crafthaus Workshop Scholarship will be awarded to a crafthaus member to enable him/her to attend a weekend or extended weekend workshop of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 12, 2014 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Ceci n'est pas une bombe - Michael C. Goodward

Ceci n'est pas une bombe

mixed media object

65 x 45 cm

suitcase and typography

Saatchi Online Magazine Critic's Choice

-by Charlotte Bonham-Carter

Michael Goodward's sleek and sexy…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 9, 2014 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Read then Wrap: Wrap Magazine

Do you like wrapping paper? Do you wish you had more exciting wrapping paper? Wrapping paper with a story behind it? Look no further, you can be helped!…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 4, 2014 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

The British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain, Making Them Free to Reuse & Remix

Image taken from page 450 of 'British Mineralogy: or coloured figures intended to elucidate the mineralogy of Great Britain. By J. Sowerby (with assistance). F.P'…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 20, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Gwen van den Eijnde - costume

At no time in history were costumes of greater importance than in the courtly world of the Baroque. They were meant to give the natural human figure imposing dimensions by turning them into walking sculptures using hooped skirts, padded bustles, and brocade clothes. Such…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 16, 2014 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Safety Pins - Sorcha O'Raghallaigh

Fabric, fashion and jewelry by Sorcha O'Raghallaigh constructed from 100,000 safety pins made into capes, collars, cuffs and tiaras creating an iconic look and raising the humble safety pin into haute couture of startling…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 16, 2014 at 10:04am — 1 Comment

Present for a Giraffe - MAI YAMASHITA + NAOTO KOBAYASHI

Present (for a Giraffe)

2004, Wool, life-size for a giraffe (approx. 3 x 2 m)

Knitting is a warm-hearted activity aiming to express love for a friend or family members. The artists knitted a life-sized sweater for a 4-meter-tall giraffe in a zoo. They…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 16, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Installation views from Stephanie Liner: Momentos of a Doomed Construct at Craft Alliance Grand Center

Installation views from Stephanie Liner: Momentos of a Doomed Construct at Craft Alliance Grand Center. This work has also been displayed at the Smithsonian’s Renwick…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 9, 2014 at 11:12am — No Comments

Artisanal capitalism - The art and craft of business

 

Etsy is starting to show how the maker movement can make money

Jan 4th 2014 | BROOKLYN | From the print edition…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 6, 2014 at 10:18am — No Comments

Call: Haystack Summer Residency

Open Studio Residency

May 25-June 6

Haystack's Open Studio Residency is a new program that provides two weeks of studio time and an opportunity to work in a supportive community of makers. The program accommodates approximately fifty participants—from…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 2, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Call for Entry: RESOLUTELY AMBIGUOUS



Entry Due:  March 1, 2014

Entry Fee: $25

Exhibition Dates:  April 21 – May 5, 2014

Contemporary metalsmiths and jewelers radically expanded the use of materials and techniques while at the same time honoring the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 30, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Masthead Image

Emily Cobb 

"Billy's Bubble Blower"
Billy watched anxiously as the bubble blew away from his wand and drifted into the air. Up... up... up it floated with the fish still floating inside.

Neckpiece
Photopolymer, sterling silver 2011

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Guda Koster - Living Sculpture

Title: Happy Birthday, Year: 2013, Technique: photoprint, Size: variable I make installations, sculptures and photographs in which clothing plays an important part. Clothing doesn't just have a function but also conveys a message. In our everyday lives we communicate identity and social position primarily by means of our…See More
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