I am surrounded by these beautiful handmade rugs everyday and I am beginning to appreciate the art behind them. Take this silk and wool rug for example. A piece like this could take as much as six months to make by hand! Seriously!
"The bulbs and mirrors appear locked in a never-ending cycle of approach and departure, like doomed lovers - except that the relationship is a futile, narcissist one, for the ‘Other’ is, in this instance, the reflection of the ‘Self’".
Suzann Victor’s Expense of Spirit in a Waste of Shame (1994)
The moment Shine and I stepped inside the gallery, the first thing we said was “Woah!” because everything was fucking gorgeous. I know Luis is my friend and all, but that dude is talented. Congrats, man!
Luis Santos’ Exposition will run until January 8, 2012 at the Manila Contemporary (Whitespace, Pasong Tamo Extension). I mean, seriously, you have see it.
Really sad I missed this and Carina’s show. :( Please post more pictures!
“Practiced in Mexico for well over a century, the art of dressing fleas in tiny costumes has now almost entirely disappeared. This image shows a pair of fleas dressed in tiny male and female costumes; other examples are grouped into scenes like weddings. This form of Mexican artwork is a traditional artform that is entirely unique to Mexico.