BY Erina Davidson
on Jul 11, 2011
When I hear “tape art”, I often think of duct tape dresses or hall decorations in college dorms. If I heard that someone was pushing to have “tape art” in a gallery space, I would most likely question the artist’s intent and skill level. But the sophistication and quirkiness of Kayt Hester’s masking tape pieces make me rethink what goes on a canvas, let alone the walls of a gallery show.Using ripped up bits of ordinary black masking tape on a blank canvas, Hester creates intimate portraits of friends and icons such as Jackie Kennedy. Read More
BY Ariana Anderson
on Jul 06, 2011
Imagine browsing the racks of your favorite thrift store and finding the perfect dress. It fits like a dream and is super cheap—but wait! Is there a hidden poem on that tag?!
Seems like the kind of thing that only happens in movies or dreams, but Agustina Woodgate is making it a reality with the latest form of guerrilla arts activism. The Miami-based interdisciplinary artist has committed to spreading a little more art and beauty to unexpected places, and making poetry more accessible to all. Read More
BY Intern Jessica W.
on Jul 01, 2011
Shary Boyle is a young Canadian artist residing in Toronto, Canada whose work dabbles on the darker side of life. Her sculpture, projections, paintings and drawings are eerie and undoubtedly beautiful. It seems her work possesses an overtly feminist point of view that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Her sculpture is perfection. The pieces are intricate, well thought-out and simply fantastic. She has even collaborated with the likes of Feist and Peaches on some of her live projection art pieces for which she is best known. Read More
I'd seen a few Missed Connection images before via tumblr, but my friend sent me the blog last night and I knew it should be Blog of the Week! Missed Connections is an illustration blog by Sophie Blackall, which takes inspiration from the missed connections of others and creates something whimsical from them. The images are ridiculously adorable and the sentiment behind them ranges from sweet and heart-warming to fascinating or strange. Read More
BY Ariana Anderson
on Jun 30, 2011
Is the best moment of your day is when you finally can return home and wriggle out of those too-tight pants, pinching shoes, or bra with poking underwire, and engulf yourself in a big fluffy robe?
Me too. And that's why artist Lauren Maul, created the The Comfortable Girl comic blog. She describes herself as, "Just your average comfortable girl, seeking a life free form tight clothes and trying to be pretty. Read More