Archive for January, 2012

Words In Art

 Not only is her name awesome, but Squeak Carnwath creates compelling large scale paintings that make me stop, think, read and wonder. Now featured at Melissa Morgan Fine Art in Palm Desert.   Rainbow rubbish. Almost makes garbage…well…likeable. Via Honestly WTF   Mid-century modern meets freaking amazing. From Pool Pony Design.    Keep Temescal First […]

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Things Sasquatch Loves and Happy New Year

 Some things are simply to be enjoyed and need no explaining. Sasquatch Loves Modern Chairs via Shop Amy Sullivan. My favorite shade of orange, a fun time of year in my favorite city…and a beautifully composed piece by RaceyTay. Happy Chinese New Year.! Really random, odd and something I would totally want to hang on […]

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A Question and Modern Day Camp

 The work of Melody Postma draws in campy elements of movies from the 50 & 60′s with surprising twists, enterprising drama and compelling textures.     About 30 seconds ago I discovered The Artful Desperado. The writer uses dude and fart with complete comfort when describing art or the range of expressions about art. I appreciate […]

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Friday Follies-Palm Tree Obsession

Yes – I admit…I have a slight obsession with this tall lovely tree that makes me think of summer which is probably why I love this tree so much. I mean – do you ever think of winter when you see a palm tree? No – and if you do…I find it disturbing. Ok  – […]

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Wednesday Wanderings

Two favorite colors. Two kick-ass pieces by Stefan Fransson. Via Saatchi Online. Beam – for the simple reason that it’s lovely. I don’t think this is Debris at all. It’s more like…awesome stuff that happens to be piled in one  place. From the Etsy shop of Allison Long Hardy on  Nosilla 1551. Find more of […]

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Emerging Artists and Illustrated Wonders

Who is Reed Danziger and how did I not know??? Tomorrow we are headed for the heaven of all things Modern and Mid-Century. Palm Springs – where there are palms of course but great design , fabulous food and everything atomic. Any recommendations for restaurants? I know there are tons of galleries –we don’t even […]

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Tumbling Tuesday

So low tech I have to have it. I don’t have to download anything or reboot or recharge. The ultimate toy. Except I probably can’t take it on a plane. Via The General Store. These Hanging Beads are somewhere between OMG and Must Have! From Paper Moth – a really bitchin insanely talented artist btw. […]

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Drowning in awesomeness from Julie Verhoeven via Little Contructs. I want to live at this House on The Beach from Siiso. Or these blossoms that I could put in a vase at my house on the beach. Zander Olsen does magical things with trees. Via Laughing Squid. And just in case you had a hankering […]

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2012…an artful year it is.

The shadows on this photo by r.u.p.s. are as equally interesting as the source of the shadows.  I’m troubled that they needed a sign for this. Via r.u.p.s. on Flickr.  ”Fragments of the past evoke objects that are at once located in the present but also the space where our memories reside.” Via Sarah West […]

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The Art Planet is born of a desire to share great art with the world. I'm Jan Weiss - a published artist and writer with many years in the art publishing world. I create and sell my own art as fine art prints and as originals and work with other artists to promote them and give them virtual exposure on my planet. Enjoy - come back and visit. And please follow.
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