Heidi Taillefer

31 08 2011

What I have become more aware is the (I’m reluctant to call it a movement) movement of the arts into a form of mythologizing. Heidi Taillefer’s work is of this genre. I’m not saying that I don’t enjoy it.  But sometimes it seems to be telling a story but leaves you hanging. In wonderment. And puzzlement.  A kind of nothingness pervades. The metaphors, images, parables are too private to be shared. Both collage and surrealism are always under the threat of being (and I hate this expression) ‘dumb blondes’. Still what pleases the eye cannot be easily dismissed.

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Philip Scott Johnson

31 08 2011

This is another of Philip Scott Johnson’s morphing videos. This was done for the CBS network. I don’t know why these are so fascinating. Maybe because whats interesting is what happens between faces as if there was another face stuck in there. The missing link.





Rob Eggleston

31 08 2011

Its always enjoyable to see someone’s work which is fresh and a different take on things then you are used to. Mr. Eggleston seems to be trying a lot of different things on for size. Its ‘Alive!’ That about sums his work up.

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Jeffrey Michael Harp

31 08 2011

Ever since I started to blog about Jeffrey Michael Harp my computer has been clogging up. Like it has something against him. I’m reluctant to blame my computer. Who I call fuzzy. Or something like that. Maybe its the Victorian slant to much of Harp’s work. Or the sense of nightmare about his work. The industrial revolution. Or because he wants to be called by 3 names. Interesting work. Boring name.

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Jerico Santander

30 08 2011

Jerico Santander’s work is a marvel. Exciting ideas. Great execution.

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Lori Early

29 08 2011

Lori Earley’s work has a familiar look to it. The longated necks. The softened almost polished skin. The large empty eyes. (Mom?) A combination of Modigliane and anime. There is something disturbing about the pictures. As if the artist were stuck in a mythic adolescent world. Either her work will suddenly change and become something completely different (but very interesting) or she will become successful with the form she has now and grow content with repeating it. In any event, she is a very talented young woman.

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Jeremy Mayer

28 08 2011

I can remember it like it was 20 years ago. I walked passed this parking lot. And did a double take. Piled up to about 20 feet and covering one end of the parking lot were corpses. Typewriters. It was the end of an era.

Jeremy Mayer has taken all these old typewriters and made sculptures out of them. And they are very amusing.

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