Brigitte Martin's Blog Posts Tagged 'art' (122)

Jim Arendt - Labor and Work

Ellie, denim, 2012, 67 x 60 inches, denim applique, Photo: James Arendt.

My artwork grows out of the need for me to understand our shifting relationship with labor and work. I grew up on a farm outside of Flint, Michigan, birthplace of General Motors…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 19, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Lynn Skordal - Paperwork

"After retiring from the practice of law several years ago, I returned to an early love--art. Usually I make small works on paper, and the humble art of collage is a favorite medium. I live and work on an island in the middle of a lake, surrounded by a…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 17, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

2015 Internships and Apprenticeships at SCC‏

It's that time of year again! The Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh, PA is looking for the best and brightest emerging artists and arts leaders to join our team. We are committed to…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 13, 2014 at 8:41am — No Comments

Katherine Richmond - The Chaos of Memories and The Order of Objects

"Constellations", brooch

"Our world is in a constant state of flux; we are forced to establish tangible markers of change to help shape the construction of our memories and to do so we…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 3, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Visiting Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago with Garth Johnson

The incredibly entertaining Garth Johnson (fellow…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 3, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

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

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Necklace in Custom Case

Commission piece finished just in time for Christmas. Necklace: Sterling silver, Keum Boo. Case: Wood, leather, glass, steel. 17in. x 17in.
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