All posts tagged: collage

Bodies Mix

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art / images / music

Vinyl record sleeves can be a fun inspiration. Christian Marclay, a NY-based composer, and visual artist has created a series of collages – often surreal – made up of album covers. All images © Christian Marclay

May my heart always be open to little birds*

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art / beauty / craft / vintage

These playful collages and water colours of little birds and vintage household items by Vivienne Strauss remind me of an e.e. cummings poem. You can almost hear their twittering as they are being mixed, cooked & toasted, or as they travel in style. *may my heart always be open to little birds who are the secrets of living whatever they sing is better than to know and if men should not hear them men are […]

Bleeding Silently

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humanity / images / life / Song

Do you remember when we met? You sat on a bench by the waterside looking out into the distance, so poised and dreamy I could not help but notice you. So I stopped and asked for a light. The lamest opening line, I know, but my mind just went blank. This was the first indication things were about to change, but I was unaware of it at the time. You had a book of matches, […]

The Daily Life of Gods

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Kiev based artist Alexey Kondakov had a great idea: why not photoshop characters from classical paintings in photos of everyday day situations? The series is called The Daily Life Of Gods. I really like how these figures fit into their new environment. There something poetic, even fragile about their presence in these ordinary settings and not just because they have no clothes on. ᔥ boredpanda.com Song for today: Luscious Jackson – Naked Eye

Lightning at the End of the Tunnel

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beauty / family / images / music

It rained all morning, as it had done the entire night and yesterday too. Ada looked out the window and saw the dark grey clouds form an impenetrable wall, at its heart a deep purple almost electric. The cloud formations seemed to broadcast a simple message: Sally’s birthday party will be a disaster. An awesome fluorescent line of light tore the sky, followed by an enormous thunder clap. It felt like an exclamation mark emphasizing […]