Monday, June 30, 2008

Backstreet Cultural Museum

Here is one of the many amazing traditions on display at the New Orleans treasure: The Backstreet Cultural Museum. Cheers to Nato for the hot tip-- this place is not to be missed! This picture shows off an intricately designed (yellow!!) costume for the Mardi Gras Indian. Learn more about them here

New Orleans

What a city...and thanks to Lauren for an incredible wedding!

Barbora Kuklikova -- AOD

This Prague-based artist captures and frames people in flight, juxtaposing the ordinary with these findings in the sky, in the series "Waiting for the UFO," 2005.

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Image Inspiration

From the good people at Winnipeg's own Art City. Read more about their amazing vision here

Taft Green -- AOD

"Continual Distance Arriving at In Between", 2003

"Reaction Facets, International Airport," 2004

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Justine Kurland -- AOD

"Sleeping Mermaids," 2006

"Grassland Drifters," 2001

Dreams Illustrated

First my belongings were drenched in white paint (like Helga Steppan's "All My Things" series)

Then Bob Dylan tried to hit on me

Then the plane I was on just kept taking off...and just froze in the air, 20 feet from the landing strip.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Dana Frankfort -- AOD

I'm a sucker for broad, yellow brush strokes and mysterious lettering...

Pet Post

Mags and Mr. Pam enjoy afternoon games!

Image Inspiration

Rebecca Horn's installation and this adorable bunny illustrate my dreams as of late.

Monday, June 16, 2008

Reading List

Thursday, June 12, 2008

The Phone Call

I can't stop watching this.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Otter break

A cool dip with these guys sounds pretty good right about now...

2 Plugs on a Wednesday

Kendra Roberts writes about her craft here

Gisel Florez shows pieces from her portfolio here

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Willie Hall

This should be me eventually...

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Stefan Sagmeister -- AOD

Interesting and charming video here

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Some Cats on a Sunday Afternoon

Rain Gear

Maggie looking sharp in her yellow slicker.