Tag Archives: Art

Noticed: Joys for the Grown-Up Season

Image by Andres Pasquali, via the BBC

By Regina Connell. The season for grown-ups is coming into its own: a new book by a favorite author and a few other pieces that have come across our collective radars. While I’m not quite through my summer fascination with … Continue reading

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Noticed: Nicole Patel

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By Rachel Filipinas. All images courtesy of Nicole Patel.   Artist Nicole Patel makes the type of pieces that require a closer, more careful look. In one piece, she runs extra fine threads of twine or wire across the warp … Continue reading

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DxV: David Wiseman

Unique Collage Column table in bronze with porcelain Cherry blossoms and glass top. Designed and made by David Wiseman, USA, 2014.

By Regina Connell. Simply put, David Wiseman makes utterly unforgettable work that straddles the line between art, craft, and design. He’s one of the few true modern artisans out there, someone who combines ancient skills, techniques, and sensibilities with a … Continue reading

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Virtues of Craft: The Impact of Artisans With Vision

"Milano," image courtesy of Brian Gretch

By Kyle Studstill.   There is a blog called But Does It Float that has been running for about 5 or 6 years. In each post, one of three curators simply pairs images from online archives of visual art with a poetic … Continue reading

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