On the Beach
Brooch: Stone Fetish Brooch Materials: silver, bronze, steel, stone. “On the Beach” So, I wasn’t in town for the BIG ONE. No, instead I was happily in residence at the beach! I’d rented a house from my old pal Floyd Gomph in Lakeside, Michigan from the middle of August to the middle of September. I’d done the same thing in 2004 and had a delightful half work half vacation respite from a very busy summer schedule of events. The same was true in 2005 and on the weekend that Katrina showed up I…
Top 10 Collage Artists: Hannah Höch to Man Ray
As the first retrospective of the work of Hannah Höch opens at the Whitechapel Gallery, AnOther presents a collection of the best collage art
Joseph Cornell's Boxes
Joseph Cornell was a creature of twentieth-century New York. He lived his whole life (1903-1972) in a little house in Queens, too frightened of strangers to venture far from home. But more than that he seemed to breathe the spirit of the city: he was a walking catalog of oedipal obsessions and other Freudian neuroses, a haunter of second-hand book stores and out of the way curio shops, a collector of forgotten treasures, a hiker of sidewalks, a habitué of gallery openings and the ballet, a…
Ray Papka - Altered Books
Ray Papka's art is mixed media combining assemblage, encaustic painting, the use of books as substrates and found objects as interesting embellishments. He generates layers of information in his artwork, but keeps it mysterious....almost dreamy. .
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