“ and there was the night, too: but the night was fondest of wandering & wandering among all the bright & gentle kinds of flowers which you & i call ‘stars’ because we don’t know what they really may be. ”
I adore these images from a marvelous article on the History Of The Color Wheel! They just sing with potential and cry out for creativity! Did you know that it was Sir Isaac Newton who created the first color wheel?
Hippies And A Ouija Board (Everyone Needs To Cling To Something)
2003-2004, Suitcase: cast and carved dehydrated bone calcium and bone dust from every bone in the body, microcrystalline cellulose, cold cast iron and brass, rust, antique syringe, crushed velvet, leather, thread, water extendable resin, typeset Bottles, medicines, and Ouija board: cast and carved dehydrated bone calcium and bone dust from every bone in the body, typeset, homebrewed moonshine (potato derived alcohol), wine health tonics (water, sugar, fermented black cherries, yeast, gelatin, tartaric acid, pectinase, sulfur dioxide, oak flavoring, fortified with 100-year-old hemlock oil, Devil's Claw, witch hazel bark, swamp root, powdered rhubarb, pleurisy root, belladonna root, white pine tar, coal tar, dandelion, sarsaparilla, mandrake, mullein, scullcap, cramp bark, elder, ginseng, horny goat weed, tansy, sugar of lead, mercury with chalk and tin-oxide; calcium potassium, creatine, zinc, iron, nickel, copper, boron, vitamin k, crushed amino acids, home-cultured antibiotics, chromium, magnesium, colostrum, ironized yeast, ground pituitary gland, ground wisdom teeth, ground sea horse, shark cartilage, coral calcium, iodine & castor oil) Records: various 1960's 45 rpm records cast in prehistoric whale bone dust, typeset, 42 x 23 x 19 inches, Collection of the Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Yesterday's 'Victorian Paper Folly' class at the CASTLE was a wonderful success! Four delightful women created 'Folly's' as unique as their personalities, wonderfully original and filled with details! Superb!!!