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I feel dead inside. But… I got nothing. No snappy remark.


darksilenceinsuburbia:

Elana Adler

You Are My Duchess

Brooklyn-based artist Elana Adler uses the traditional craft of an embroidery sampler to outline the crude things said to her by street harassers. The series is titled You Are My Duchess, and features small, decorative pieces of needlework (which historically feature bible stories or other imagery) that say some negative, disgusting things. Adler stores each saying in an elaborate frame, and writes in her artist statement:

This series of thirty-two (plus) samplers is intended to be provocative and evoke emotion. It is a contemporary feminist interpretation of women’s work and an objectification of my personal experience. Each captures a moment, giving these words a visual presence, a power, and a state of concreteness. These words were hurled casually and heard quickly but required hours of time-consuming, careful stitching.
The physically delicate, traditionally feminine, form of the piece engages the viewer and confronts him/ her with a sweetness that may mask its crassness and vulgarity.


Cool

Cool

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yepperoni:

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Cute

yepperoni:

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Cute

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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween



deborahharkness:

Black Hours, Bruges, c. 1470

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chinesekleptocracy:

Fall is upon us

I LOVE PUMPKIN PIE!!!

chinesekleptocracy:

Fall is upon us

I LOVE PUMPKIN PIE!!!

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artchipel:

David Jien (USA)

David Jien’s art takes visitors into a world filled with adventure, danger and sex. Old-fashioned romance simmers beneath the surfaces of the 30-year-old’s super-cool drawings, suffusing their action-packed dramas with unexpected tenderness. Artist’s works on paper tell his life story — not literally, like so much of the self-infatuated navel-gazing that digital technology makes possible, but with a more generous, user-friendly mix of poetic license, youthful excess, dreamy passion and labor-intensive devotion. Jien treats the facts of his biography — first-generation Taiwanese American, veteran tagger who spent time in jail and recent art school graduate — as raw material for the fantastic stories that unfold in his pictures. Inspired by such disparate sources as Nintendo, Persian miniatures, Chinese scrolls, Homer, Chaucer, Stanley Kubrick, Roald Dahl, Henry Darger and Trenton Doyle Hancock, Jien’s art brings far-flung elements into a form-savvy epic that is familiar and formidable and a thrill to get lost in. (see more: David Pagel reviews David Jien’s “The Plight of the Who” at Richard Heller Gallery)

© All images courtesy of the artist

[more David Jien | artist found at juxtapoz]

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exhibition-ism:

Really digging the print work of Chicago based artist Ryan Duggan

Be sure to check out his store here


inkeddolls:

#InkedDoll

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Last Night on Stephen’s Dreams

I was about to eat a baby snake that was part of my salad but it started crying so I let it go near a tree where it started fighting with the chameleons on the tree. The snake slithered off so I picked up one chameleon (which I think was the queen) and it kept wriggling around and it bit me as this fin popped out of it’s head. My finger hurt from the bite so I figured out a way to hold it by the neck so it would stop biting me.