Brigitte Martin's Blog Posts Tagged 'art' (117)

Eternity Stew - Paper Plants and Nubbins

Paper Plants

Excerpts from A Controlled Wild

Mixed media sculptures (painted paper, wire, plaster, flocking),…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 13, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Rosie Godbout - Creating Happiness

For nearly thirty years, I have based my approach on the conviction that clothing is a creation unto itself, one that melds the pictorial and plastic arts with the form and movement of the human body. It is my hope that all of my work…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 12, 2014 at 11:34am — 1 Comment

Jaquet-Droz Automata

The Jaquet-Droz automata, among all the numerous automata built by the Jaquet-Droz watchmaker family, refer to three doll sized automata built between 1768 and 1774 by Pierre Jaquet-Droz, his son Henri-Louis, and Jean-Frédéric Leschot: The Musician, The Draughtsman and The…

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

David Samuel Stern - Woven Photography

Kosuke Kawahara, Artist (II)

Archival inkjet prints on vellum, physically woven together

40" x 30"…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 8, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Morgan Brig - Complexity of Emotion

Rummaging around just under the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 7, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Noi Volkov - Ceramics & Paintings

Do not make mountains out of molehills

Mix media sculpture made from ceramic and found object…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 6, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Portable Fire: A History of Match Safes

Fanciful leprechaun riding frog motif match safe, c.1900, USA. Enamel on sterling. 2 ½ x 1 3/8 inches.

Vesta cases, vesta boxes, or pocket match safes or matchsafes were small portable…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 3, 2014 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Finnair - Marimekko Cooperation

Finnair and the Finnish design house Marimekko have teamed up with a fascinating design partnership. Since Spring 2013, all Finnair aircraft have been carrying the Marimekko for Finnair collection of textiles and tablewares, featuring Marimekko’s classic…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 29, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Qian Yang - Ceramics Repair Collection

'Love Birds' Neckpiece…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 29, 2014 at 10:05am — No Comments

Kirsty Mitchell - “She’ll Wait For You In The Shadows Of Summer"

Wonderland 'Gaia's Spell'

Dress designed by Kirsty Mitchell (this is its true scale and color)

Boat made by me and the assistants listed below (true scale and color)

To read all about this epic shoot and see the behind the scenes pictures of everything being made and shot, please…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 27, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Ann Weber - Cardboard Sculpture

artist with ALMOST 16 and 15 and 1/2

2006

cardboard, staples, polyurethane, steel bases

182 x 48 x 49 inches and 177 x 38 x 38 inches

Photo: Lee Fatherree

My artistic journey began with…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 22, 2014 at 9:24pm — No Comments

The Wondrous World of Nelly Saunier: Gaultier’s Plumassière Extraordinaire



In January 1997 Jean Paul Gaultier made his somewhat unconventional entry into the world of Haute Couture. Amongst his most memorable offerings for Spring ’97, was a striking parakeet bolero of multi-hued plumage. The aforementioned creation was…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 20, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Marine Life in Glass - Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka

An artist in glass

Leopold Blaschka joined…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 16, 2014 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: Naughty Narrative

Naughty Narrative will be juried by ECU MFA Alumna Danielle James and Andrew Kuebeck, Instructor of Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing at Bowling Green State University.

Click the link below for…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 7, 2014 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Call: 2015-2016 James Renwick Fellowship in American Craft

2013 Smithsonian American Art Museum Fellows

The Smithsonian American Art Museum and its Renwick Gallery invite applications for the 2015-2016 James Renwick…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 7, 2014 at 9:37am — No Comments

What's Up With Taxidermy Lately?

Lucy Jenkins "Road Kill Jewelry"

Lately, everywhere I look artists seem to have taken on taxidermy. This being artists we are talking about, you can be sure that their pieces are not your grandfather's stuffed beasts anymore, but work that…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 26, 2014 at 5:30am — 3 Comments

Call: The 39th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

The 2015 Show application process will open on December 4, 2014.  Deadline to apply to the 2015 Show is April 1, 2015 (late deadline: April 13, 2015, $25 late fee).

Application Instructions

The Show

The 39th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 24, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Making Meaning in the Marketplace Symposium in Boston

Join the North Bennet Street School and the American Craft Council for "Success Stories" a Making Meaning in…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 22, 2014 at 10:03am — No Comments

Hanna Liljenberg - Paper Barnacles

Hanna Liljenberg grew up on the west coast of Sweden. Drawn to her country's native landscape, her work reflects its rugged beauty. Sources of inspiration are the often harsh natural wilderness and industrial seaside, barnacles and sharp iron pieces.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 21, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Patrick Dougherty - Stickwork

Call of the Wild, 2002. Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, Photo: Duncan Price

Born in Oklahoma in 1945, Patrick Dougherty earned a B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina in 1967 and an M.A. in Hospital…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 20, 2014 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

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Art can be a way to heal. Many artists privately face invisible medical and mental illness challenges that others are unaware of because they look, and act, absolutely normal. Some artists creatively tap into these challenges and give voice to them through a variety of mediums and styles. Invisible:VisAble, curated by artist Leisa Rich, is an art exhibition that features several artists whose art works are informed by their challenges. It is to be held in Atlanta in April, 2015 at Mason Fine…See More
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