Monday, July 29, 2013
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
"We took a small two-hundred year old farmhouse belonging to the famous old potter Rosanjin Kitaoji who was kind enough to let us use it in any way we chose. This was particularly fortunate for me since I was also permitted to use his kilns...I had a local carpenter, the most excellent Nitta san, construct a working place, using the common Japanese method of wood and mud and paper construction according to my design...There are many other embellishments..."
In 1952, Isamu Noguchi was working on projects in Japan, including a series of bridges in Hiroshima.
ISAMU NOGUCHI: PROJECTS IN JAPAN from Arts and Architecture, October 1952
Monday, July 22, 2013
Seated Woman, 1968 / Seated Woman on a bench, 1972 / Head No. 2, 1972 / Cross Legged Figure, 1972 / Large Torso, 1974
from Willem de Kooning: Pittsburgh International Series, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1979
Saturday, July 20, 2013
The Die Sect font by Cass Mccombs and Aaron Brown
"THE DIE SECT ICON IS USED TO REINVENT THE ORIGINAL SENTIMENTS OF PEACE AND LOVE FOR THE UNIVERSE. IT IS THE ANTITHESIS OF STAGNANT ICONOGRAPHY, AESTHETIC MATERIALISM AND ACADEMIC JARGON. XOXOXOXOXOXOXO PEACE AND LOVE"