Lisa Kokin, "Fauxliage: No Birds Sing", 2011. Thread, wire, page fragments from Silent Spring (1962) by Rachel Carson 70 x 24 x 8 in. Courtesy of the artist and Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA. http://www.thecjm.org/on-view/in-the-past/do-not-destroy-trees-art-and-jewish-thought/about

'Fauxliage: No Birds Sing' by Lisa Kokin - Thread, wire, page fragments from the book 'Silent Spring' by Rachel Carson 70 x 24 x 8 in. Courtesy of the artist and Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA.

dress in a tin by Messie Jessie

A world of dressing up (by Messie Jessie / assemblage -altered tin with paper dress)

'Amnesia' detail - art by Lisa Kokin; this work is "Fauxliage" – fake leaves made from BOOK PAGES that have been SEWN to resemble Fall leaves; the artist chose the gingko leaf for the plant's use to improve memory and Rachel Carson's book Silent Spring as a metaphor that 'historical amnesia allows the repetition of past mistakes...'

Amnesia / (detail) by Lisa Kokin - thread, book pages, wire, fauxliage of gingko waves incorporates text fragments from Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. Published in it was the first widely read book on environmental pollution caused by pesticide.

Maria Wigley - 'This is my letter to you'

The beginning, middle or end of communication? Interesting characters theme (letters/characters) 'This is my letter to you' by Maria Wigley .

Kirsty Whitlock - Losses, 2009 Turbo Charge Read to improve your vocabulary score. http://youtu.be/LyO3EkP1TdY

'Losses by British mixed media textile artist Kirsty Whitlock. via the artist's site

I like how this piece represents growth as well as decay, a bittersweet concept.

This drawing combines growth and decay to evoke a powerful emotion. It is beautiful and very sad. From an analytical point of view, the tone and form work together to create an aesthetically pleasing image.

Original Ençaustic wax leaf £35.00

Original Ençaustic wax leaf “Art is a bridge leading us to God.


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