Musings, Inspirations, Thoughts




6.08.2015

Casa Luis Barragan
1947, Mexico City





maquette 


Casa Eduardo Prieto Lopez 


6.06.2015

Marisa Merz


Scarpetta, wire mesh, filament, nylon, 1970, 60 x 100cm



 Installation view, Foundazione Merz, 2011





retrospective exhibition at Foundazione Merz, 2013



ltalena per Bea (The Swing for Bea), 1968, wood, steel



5.25.2015


Violin shaped Cycladic Greek figurine


Chalandriani figurine (Early Aegean), Cyclades, Greece, ca. 2300–2000 B.C.



Nicholas P. Goulandris Foundation – Museum of Cycladic Art, image for curated show by Stefanos Tsivopolous


4.29.2015

Cy Twombly


"White paint is my marble"



 Pasargade, 1994, Wood, stone, white paint, 34 x 80 x 31.5 cm written verso in pencil;
‘Memory of Pasargade
To separate the Light from the silence
And the light from the calm’
fragment from a poem by George Seferis

 


 Untitled, Bassano in Teverina 1985 / Wood, palm leaves, plaster, wire, paper, nails and glue 25 x 8 x 15 1/8"




 Untitled, Rome 1990. / Bronze 12 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 8 1/4"




 Untitled 1983, Rome, cardboard box, wood plaster, wire nails, scotch tape, white paint, 23 x 12 5/8 x 19 1/4 inches






Cynus, Rome, 1978, wood palm leaf nails paint, 16 x 9 3/4 x 2 1/4" 

4.21.2015

Agnes Varda 


Sandrine Bonnaire in Vagabond, by Agnes Varda, 1985, film still




Sandrine Bonnaire in Vagabond, by Agnes Varda, 1985, film still



Sandrine Bonnaire in Vagabond, by Agnes Varda, 1985, film still


Agnes Varda, portrait

4.07.2015

The Plains Indians, Artist of the Earth and Sky
Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art


Feather Headress, 1925,  Eagle feathers, native-tanned leather, glass beads, pigment, wool cloth, metal cones, porcupine quills, horsehair, silk ribbon, otter and ermine skin


 Shield with buffalo bull and thunderbird, Crow, Buffalo rawhide, pigment, native-tanned leather, 1800 - 1825, Montana


 Women's Boots, Native-tanned leather, rawhide, glass beads, German-silver buttons, pigment, 1870


Wedding Robe, Crow Tribe, Native-tanned leather, glass beads, wool felt, ca. 1895


Peyote Fan, Kiowa tribe, Golden eagle, parrot, and macaw feathers, native-tanned leather, glass beads, metal, German silver, Oklahoma, 1945