Tory Hughes, Orrery Neckpiece, 1992 Polymer and mixed media Why are we artists, anyway? For me, this career is the most flexible and marvelous -as in ‘full of marvels’- I could imagine. What other way of life encourages me to make such a marvelous thing as this? There’s a spinning comet in the upper left, [...]
Archive for April, 2009
Pier Voulkos, Star Fruit Bead Necklace, 1996 One more from my collection to enjoy while I’m away.
Ford/Forlano, Big Bead Necklace, 1998 Throughout time, artists have found countless sources of inspiration. Sometimes it comes from the world around them; the song of a bird, the curve of a face, or the color of a flower have all inspired art. Other times, an idea springs from something that is already integrated into an [...]
Tory Hughes, Armillary Neckpiece, 1992 Polymer and mixed media I believe most art is a snapshot of answers we’ve found in that moment. My more meaningful pieces are all illustrations of my current set of solutions, like anatomical drawings from another era, beautiful even when superseded or augmented by more information. All of us have [...]