A friend mentioned she was giving her mom a simple, stained glass suncatcher for Mother's Day, and I thought it was a really sweet gift idea. I usually veer towards more practical gifts, but I love the idea of a pretty piece of glass hanging in the window. More
I love huge, beautiful pieces of art, but I don't have a wall at home big enough to hang anything large, so we've started a little trade with our friends over at the Clic Gallery. This is one of my favorites by Lulu DK, and the reason I really want to meet her. Her collages are beautiful and trippy at the same time. Click below or more info and to see this one close up as well as the other artworks we've hosted.
Dutch photographer Erik Klein Wolterink has created an homage to the elements of the kitchen that we usually want to ignore. His series of "Kitchen Portraits" offers a look at what hides behind our doors and inside our drawers, in an effort to showcase "the way we live, our daily environment, what surrounds us, the everyday stuff we normally don't see or pay attention to."
In a charming show now on view in Brooklyn, two artists imagine a series of animal match-ups: lobsters vs. butterflies! Zebra vs. horse! Rabbit vs. frog! Which animals would you love to see painted in hand-to-hand (hoof, paw, etc.) combat, and who do you predict would win?
Making large-scale prints for your wall can be a very expensive endeavor, but Elsie at A Beautiful Mess discovered a way to blow up her favorite photos (we're talkin' poster size) on the cheap: black and white engineer prints, also known as draft prints or blueprint copies.
As if tea and booze weren't useful enough as we slogged our way through this looooong winter, several savvy artists- and one parent- have found ways to incorporate the delicious drinks into their art...
Besides the telephone, has there been any device which has changed and evolved more than the camera? The history of photographic equipment is captured beautifully in this print of 100 landmark cameras, from both professional and consumer models, starting in 1888 with wooden case, The Kodak, to today's action-oriented, 2013 GoPro Hero.