Posts Tagged ‘conversation piece’

You could leave this tree out all year round.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

This beautiful Christmas tree or art object is called the PossibiliTree.™ I, a huge pun-hater and disliker of words mashed together, nevertheless really like these and would like to have one. So pretty. There seem to be different sizes, and this is the smaller one. It arrives in a mailing tube and you assemble it yourself, which is apparently not difficult.

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Dead star.

Friday, September 26th, 2008

 

Dead Star, ball of dead batteries by Michel De Broin. Via we make money not art and swissmiss.

 

 

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“I am not embarrassed, I am only fabulously sinking.”

Monday, January 29th, 2007

 

It is very odd to find yourself being used to illustrate some oblique purpose. My fur lifejacket, made as a sort of surrealist conversation piece from a real vintage lifejacket and a discarded mink jacket found in thrift, ended up here:

Fur for LACMA: “Following up on the announcement from the New York Times that the LA County Museum of Art isn’t getting Eli Broad’s collection, may I suggest this fur life jacket to be distributed to the museum committee.

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