waanaki we will be selling kids vintage and more at mercado sagrado located at an oak grove in the canyons of malibu, california saturday — may 2 — 11am-6pm sunday — may 3 — 11am-7pm bring a picnic blanket and plan to spend the day for this epic gathering! there wil be more amazing vendors,
A Native American story about an old woman and her subsequent spirit journey. Once she is safely “beyond the ridge” the story focuses on the woman’s family and how ritual helps them mourn and then accept her passing. The universal wisdom this book contains will give comfort and insight on a subject that can be
Come visit us at the Echo Park Craft Fair this weekend and receive 25% off clothing, accessories and homewares. We will also have a selection of Burden Baskets and Bowls by Nanette Sullano. Echo Park Craft Fair 821 East 3rd Street, Los Angeles CA 90013 Saturday, May 11th, 12-7pm Sunday, May 12th, 12-6pm
Brake Free (1970), the third in a series of films that Carson Davidson made on railways (the others are ‘Third Avenue El’ and ‘Railway with a heart of Gold’), is staged on the Mount Washington Cog Railway (New Hampshire). Winner of the Silver Medal, Venice International Festival, and Golden Eagle CINE awards. Railways that climb
Born in Italy in 1915, Harry Bertoia eventually moved to Michigan, attended Cass Technical High School, where he was introduced to metals, and moved on to the Cranbrook Academy, where he met fellow student Clifford West. Shortly after his marriage in 1943, Bertoia moved to California at the behest of his friend Charles Eames, and
Daedalus fashions wings for himself and his son Icarus to escape from the Labyrinth of King Minos of Crete. However, when Icarus fails to heed his fathers warnings, he suffers the consequences. Gerald McDermott made just five short animated films before changing careers and becoming a Caldecott Award-winning children’s author. Sun Flight (1966) was his
“As a major serving in the British military during World War II, Jon Naar witnessed a way of life reduced to rubble. In the winter of 1973, as a fifty-something photojournalist living and working in New York, Naar once again saw a devastated landscape. But here the names of the young and dispossessed — often
CD-Rt digital release from Sun An — Henry Street. Free Download. Mixed, Mastered May, 2012 in Brooklyn Heights, New York. “If you ever had a sense of emptiness and absence of something intangible after the end of Jeff Witscher’s Marble Sky project, Sun An comes to the rescue. Just like the cover, the music on
These inspiring totems are a series of art pieces made by design duo Zoe Miller and David Goodman of Miller Goodman. Salvaged materials (wood,tin,old springs and wool) were used for these pieces and exhibited at Spazio Rosanna Orlandi.
The Stonecutter (1960) 6 min, dir. Gerald McDermott. McDermott made this, his first commercial film at the age of 19, a complex animation short featuring approximately 2000 animation cels presented in six minutes. Influenced by Klee and Matisse, McDermott used silk-screen as well as traditional painting techniques in crafting ethnographic folk tale animation shorts. With
Inspirational children’s art. Picture Making by Children, R.R. Tomlinson, The Studio Limited, London/NY, 1934.
A peek into fiber artist, Ashley Thayer’s life and work. Directed by Michael Wells. Ashley Thayer’s, Maricolous baby quilts are available here.
“Toys are not really as innocent as they look. Toys and games are preludes to serious ideas.” – Charles Eames. In 1950, Charles and Ray Eames began a series of paper toys. Their first project was a series of masks. The masks, in the shapes of birds, fish and animal heads, were mocked up in
Inspirational paper masks and costumes designed and made by Charles and Ray Eames.
Jonas Wood’s first exhibition of new work will open on March 31, 2012, and run through May 12 at David Kordansky Gallery. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, March 31 from 6:00 to 9:00pm. Making use of sources that are often intimately connected to his own life, Wood nonetheless exemplifies a wide-ranging and
Art exhibition of new work by the internationally recognized Japanese artist Misaki Kawai, entitled Love from Mt. Pom Pom at The Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA), March 14 — June 10.
Ideas for a rainy day (like today) — Pauline Johnson, Creating With Paper (1967).
Photograph by Tim Walker.