art / design

Garden of Eden, 1865

Garden of Eden, 1865

Garden of Eden, 1860

Garden of Eden, 1860

 

Canon Pixma Sound Sculptures from Dentsu London on Vimeo.

Canon Pixma Sound Sculptures from Dentsu London on Vimeo.

SOMEONE should have a heyday doing a cultural analysis /slash/ mega deconstruction of this incredibly seductive work. It ain’t gonna be me, because I am way too busy nostologizing (tx Ruth Ozeki for the term).
I’m only sorry to see it so so briefly, and with its disappointing sales pitch tagline.

 

..from the fantastic  artists / visulaizers  Robert Graves and Didier Madoc-Jones.

 

This is such sad news. a loss, seriously
and if I for a moment think this off topic, just look at the aquatic insectoid hybrid anthropocentric splendour of his last collection.

Deaths Head Moth, Morpho, Chromatophoric Cuttlefish...

Deaths Head Moth, Morpho, Chromatophoric Cuttlefish...

and for background, the 2009 work that critiqued and distorted both cinema and now.

 

There’s an exhibit up at the Met of Luo Ping’s works until January 10

Hanshan and Shide (detail)

Hanshan and Shide (detail)

… a vivid description of him, his wife, his master + context:

 

it’s just sleeping.

 

Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber (1739-1810), student of Linnaeus:

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The above illustrations  from ‘Die Saugthiere in Abbildungen‘ at Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Lyon (named as ‘Histoire naturelle des quadrupèdes‘ – either misslabelled or this is the title of the french edition) — there are about 200 illustrations available from the original 775 engravings published:

 
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