All Blog Posts Tagged 'fun' (15)

The Museum of Very Small Objects

"There is a whole universe of easily overlooked and forgotten things that remain unclassified. Once noticed, these Very Small Objects seem to exist in every niche and corner in…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 13, 2015 at 9:58am — 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

Knitting in Motion: Sibling, London UK

DESIGNER NAMES: Sid Bryan, Joe Bates and Cozette McCreery



BACKGROUND: The designers come from Yorkshire, Leicester and London respectively. A collaboration between Joe Bates, Sid…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 5, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

American Craft Magazine - Free Digital Edition

American Craft Magazine's bonus digital edition is out! This issue focuses on artists working with wild, unusual materials – everything from Legos and cardboard to juniper topiary, vintage typewriter parts, bottle caps, and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 27, 2014 at 10:23am — No Comments

Jay Watson, UK: Re-Inventions

'Linger a little longer'

Colours:  Black on solid European Oak.

Other colours & timbers available on…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 18, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Freya Jobbins - Toy Parts

Freya creates her original and detailed assemblage by using a non traditional sculptural material - plastic doll parts and toys. She utilizes miscellaneous pieces of dolls and toys to create remarkable humanoid assemblages of faces, heads and larger busts. Each…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 18, 2014 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Absurd Inventions - Dominic Wilcox

Flying Taxi…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 25, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

"Andy Warhol meets Sid Vicious" - Line Jorddal Jewelry

Line Jorddal Jewelry, made from recycled odds and ends consisting of a combination of precious material and garbage, old toys, jewellery donated by friends and strangers, dirty plastic, silver chains, Swarovski crystals and stuff found on the floor in a bar, Jorddal creates wearable art…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 10, 2013 at 11:48am — 2 Comments

Dutch designer Femke Agema



Femke Agema is an Amsterdam based fashion designer, creating collections in which fashion melts with the art of sculpture.
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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 9, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Michael Croft: Contemporary Automata

Michael: "Like many people, my first introduction to the world of contemporary automata came with a visit to the Cabaret Mechanical Theatre. I stumbled upon this delightful shop purely by chance while on a visit to the United Kingdom in 1989. Located in Covent Garden in London, the CMT…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 5, 2013 at 6:23pm — No Comments

Lawrence Northey's New Comic Strip features his very own Metal Sculptures!



It is probably an open secret that I am a huge fan of Lawrence Northey's metal figures. I just can't get enough of the humorous characters he creates. When I found out that…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 16, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

What is it about eye glasses?

I've been thinking a lot about eyes lately. Glasses for eyes in particular. Having perfect 20/20 all throughout my life, I never thought I would need glasses, but when you are approaching 40 - all of a sudden you really DO need them. And they make such a difference. No more straining, no more…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 15, 2011 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Extreme Needlepoint: Frederique Morrel

Frederique Morrel Needlework Sculptures

Life-size trophy sculptures covered with vintage found needlework





French company Frédérique Morrel exhibited 'the slice of life' - 'passe murailles' collection

at Paris 2010 Maison et Objet.



All pieces are hand made - giving each animal their own character. The husband and wife team says: 'our products have been carefully re-made using vintage needlework saved from…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 3, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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Behind the Brooch

This exhibition focuses on a side of the brooch we usually do not pay much attention to: the back side. Our first look is naturally always trained at the front, but when we do take the time to look at the back of a brooch, it will oftentimes reveal a surprising aspect for us, a delightful little secret. With this exhibition, I would like to let you in on that secret, something that typically only the maker and the wearer know about. I hope you will enjoy with me this selection of brooches by…See More
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