Jonathan Schipper

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To Dust by Jonathan Schipper : Two sculptures are hung from a mechanism that gently grinds them into each other. The sculptures will slide against one another for many years creating new unimagined form.

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Ayano Sudo

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Ayano Sudo was born in 1986. After completing a study exchange program at Beaux-Arts de Paris in 2009, she graduated from Kyoto City University Of Arts in 2011. The same year she received the Yasumasa Morimura prize, part of Mio Photo Osaka.

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Witch’s Hat Wine Bottle Stopper

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Witch’s Hat Wine Bottle Stopper — They’re handmade and handpainted by local indie artists in California.

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Jason Limon

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Sculptures by San Antonio, Texas-based painter and sculptor Jason Limon.

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Emanuele Dascanio

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Realistic oil on canvas still life paintings by Italian painter Emanuele Dascanio. More to see on his Facebook page.

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Ceramic Sitting Flower Pots

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Handmade pots, designed and created to brighten the corners or areas that need a touch of humor to your home. Link here.

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Thomas Darnell

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” Ever since childhood I have been inspired to create art. Over 18 years ago I made the decision to quit my ‘day job’ and pursue my ‘passion’ which was to become a full time painter. At 34, leaving behind a secure life in Texas, I jumped into the unknown: the south of France. Feeling somewhat panic-stricken and some would say ‘delusional,’ I also felt that if I didn’t do it then, I would regret it for the rest of my life. Luckily I have had great support, understanding and encouragement from my wife and children, and so far, we’ve pulled it off. My work is inspired by a need to find order and meaning in this beautiful disorder we call life. I choose imagery that makes me feel centered and calm, changing from very technique-oriented, representational work to more meditative abstract painting because the variety keeps both fresh. What remains consistent in all my work though is the light. It represents energy, spirit and forces we do not see but feel are there all the same: emotions, sounds, thoughts, gravity, vibrations. The illusion of spatial dimension and light is achieved through a technique involving multiple layers of transparent oil paint and alkyd resin. Starting with blurry images I refine detail and contrast with each pass and often ‘erase’ some of the image with a thin wash of paint and go back to refining the details until the right balance is achieved.” – Thomas Darnell

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Philippe Pétremant

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In his series The Magnificent Seven, French photographer Philippe Pétremant ‘diverts banknotes of different countries that folds and attaches using a paperclip in order to make portraits’.

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Smuggler’s Belt

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The professional smuggler’s solution to carrying microfiche, concealed banknotes, or other contraband. The hidden inner pocket of the Smuggler’s Belt stays closed while you wear it and becomes accessible only when you take the belt off.

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Vincent Desiderio

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Vincent Desiderio (born 1955) is an American realist painter. He is currently a senior critic at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the New York Academy of Art. He lives in Sleepy Hollow, New York, and works in Sleepy Hollow.

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