I was instantly drawn into Līga Kļaviņa’s work by this piece entitled Cold Hands.
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The master of suspense had many books. While I’ve enjoyed his TV shows and movies very much, I don’t think I’ve actually read any of the books. However, I adore the vintage book covers, almost all of which have Hitchcock himself somehow incorporated (often humorously) into the artwork. I’ve managed to collect many images of them over the years, so here’s the first installment.
Attaboy has written a book I feel is worth having for the title alone.
I do not have kids, but would be excited to give this to any little ones in my life. Honorary nieces, nephews and godchildren…your Fairy Gothmother has something for you…
McQueen created his own ‘museum of woman-monsters’ in his second couture collection for Givenchy, Eclect Dissect, shown in July 1997. In the period leading up to to the show, his art director Simon Costin combined the late Victorian costumes McQueen was then looking at with with a series of animated skeletons and muscle men from the sixteenth-century anatomical plates of Andreas Vesalius in a series of collages.
Paolo Petrangeli “works and lives in Rome. In his painting there is the childhood’s innocence with all the bitterness of the adult age.”
It was this image from Ian Miller that got me into his work. The perfect toybox from hell…
I love how he combines cross hatching with sweeping strokes and intricate surreal detail.
Oh the organic, morphing, perfect madness!
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