ART+INSTALLATIONS

New Work: Siba Sahabi

Saba Sahabi Blue Alchemy

By Regina Connell. We’ve long been huge fans of the category-defying Siba Sahabi, an Iranian/German artist working in Amsterdam. At first glance, her work looks like it’s made of clay: classical forms but with ribbed finishes that possess a simple, modern, slightly industrial crispness. But … Continue reading

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Under the Radar: Jenny Hacker

Charcoal and Silver

By Regina Connell. It was designer Steven Miller—no slouch in the taste department—who first showed me the work of Jenny Hacker, a San Francisco-based textile artist. It was a blanket—black on black—with two different textiles fused together, one side organic cotton and the … Continue reading

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Noticed: Through the Looking Glass

Palmer _ Mirror 1

By Regina Connell. We live in the age of vanity, oh baby, do we ever.  And the apex of our vanity? Selfies: those private moments concocted to be shared social media, the stories manufactured solely for public consumption. The handmaidens of that vanity? Our smartphones, of course. … Continue reading

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Noticed: Marking Time

Photo by Father Ray Blake via Remodelista

By Regina Connell. Time’s been on my mind a great deal of late: lack of it, the passage of it, the shape of it. Time’s what you make of it, of course. But what do you make of time? A couple … Continue reading

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