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02 Jul 12 at 7 pm

oncealoyallover:

Fashion illustrations from Richard Kilroy. 

oncealoyallover:

Fashion illustrations from Richard Kilroy. 
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27 Jun 12 at 12 pm

slcvisualresources:

Vija Celmins, Starfield I, graphite on paper, 1982

Vija Celmins (b. October 25, 1938), American painter, sculptor, object-maker and draughtswoman, of Latvian birth. In 1944 her family fled to eastern Germany, eventually settling near Esslingen am Neckar (Baden-Württemberg) in the west. In 1948 they moved to the USA, staying briefly in New York before resettling in Indianapolis. Celmins spent much time drawing and painting at school and at home, although she did not yet speak or write English. She studied painting at the John Herron School of Art in Indianapolis (1955–62) and regularly visited New York to see the work of the Abstract Expressionists. After attending the summer session at Yale University, New Haven, where she met a strong community of students and artists, she decided to become a painter (1961). She then attended the University of California, Los Angeles (1962–5). From 1966 Celmins took photographs as subjects for paintings. In painted and drawn works since 1968 she drew upon photographs from books, magazines and those taken by herself, including views of the sea, desert and constellations. In such works as Moon Surface (Luna 9) No. 1 (1969; New York, MOMA) she carefully built up and layered marks to create a distance between photograph and painting, also calling attention to the paper surface. Her persistent attention to the psychological implications of the artistic process in relation to the formulation of images made the images objects for contemplation. One of her most visually and conceptually challenging works is To Fix the Image in Memory 9 (1977–82), a series of 11 stones, both real and cast-bronze, painted with acrylic. (Grove Dictionary of Art, Oxford University Press)

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slcvisualresources:

Vija Celmins, Starfield I, graphite on paper, 1982
Vija Celmins (b. October 25, 1938), American painter, sculptor, object-maker and draughtswoman, of Latvian birth. In 1944 her family fled to eastern Germany, eventually settling near Esslingen am Neckar (Baden-Württemberg) in the west. In 1948 they moved to the USA, staying briefly in New York before resettling in Indianapolis. Celmins spent much time drawing and painting at school and at home, although she did not yet speak or write English. She studied painting at the John Herron School of Art in Indianapolis (1955–62) and regularly visited New York to see the work of the Abstract Expressionists. After attending the summer session at Yale University, New Haven, where she met a strong community of students and artists, she decided to become a painter (1961). She then attended the University of California, Los Angeles (1962–5). From 1966 Celmins took photographs as subjects for paintings. In painted and drawn works since 1968 she drew upon photographs from books, magazines and those taken by herself, including views of the sea, desert and constellations. In such works as Moon Surface (Luna 9) No. 1 (1969; New York, MOMA) she carefully built up and layered marks to create a distance between photograph and painting, also calling attention to the paper surface. Her persistent attention to the psychological implications of the artistic process in relation to the formulation of images made the images objects for contemplation. One of her most visually and conceptually challenging works is To Fix the Image in Memory 9 (1977–82), a series of 11 stones, both real and cast-bronze, painted with acrylic. (Grove Dictionary of Art, Oxford University Press)
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26 Jun 12 at 12 pm

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tags: food  Illustration  cake 
pix-original:

「24のないしょ」/「ぴよ」のイラスト [pixiv]
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24 May 12 at 9 pm

ethertune:

the rose dress (By *FIFI-LAPIN*)

ethertune:

the rose dress (By *FIFI-LAPIN*)
luhans:

heal
theclotheshorse:

You and Space Neighbors, illustrated by Joe Phelan and Winnie Fitch
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30 Mar 12 at 10 pm

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tags: pastel  girl  Illustration  art 

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pluuie:

おさかないっぱい by ワユカコ