Specimen no. 6 by Michael Mapes, 2006, multi media - photographic prints, insect pins, pinning foam, gelatin capsules within wood box with glass cover, 22 x 22. I chose this image because it relates to fragments by how each section adds to creating a big picture.

New York artist Michael Mapes creates elaborate specimen boxes by dissecting photographs and then compartmentalizing individual fragments within plastic bags, glass vials, magnifiers, in gelatin capsules and on insect pins. The boxes exist in an uncanny

Ian Murphy depicts derelict buildings and often paints/draws on printed material which bleeds through

Ian Murphy depicts derelict buildings and often paints/draws on printed material which bleeds through. I like how Ian Murphy used pastel, contrasting colours to make his work eye-catching and unique.

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pink sofa with low seating and oversized plants make for a lovely living space. **co garden**

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Isn’t it clever how this artist  incorporates clothes into her painting?  Elfi Cella is a Swiss based painter, who paints miniatures and mixes paint and textiles in a wonderfully innovative way.

Elfi Cella is a Swiss based painter, who paints miniatures and mixes paint and textiles in a wonderfully innovative wa

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