New Zealand artist Henrietta Harris creates some amazing and slightly surreal portraits using watercolour. Enjoy more of Harris’ work below.
There’s a short story by Madeleine Thien called “A Map of the City.” In that story the narrator talks about a furniture shop her father owned when she was growing up. She loved going there so much she used to pretend to be sick in order to stay home from school and be taken to the store instead. She would lounge on a plastic lawn chair in a doorless storage closet with a little curtain pulled closed for privacy. During one of those times a customer stumbles upon her:
Brooklyn-based artist Tara Donovan uses everyday objects like tape, straws, buttons, and cups to create large-scale installations and sculptures. Lots more images below.
These paintings by Judith Eisler are representations of film stills where real life abstractions, resulting from technological interference, take on a life of their own. The images create a loss of clarity while still allowing figurative aspects of the subjects to be derived by the viewer. To me, this gives these works of art a sense of motion that I thoroughly enjoy. Continue below to see even more.