Month: February 2016

Sculpture: Faux Taxidermy

Artist Kelly Rene Jelinek uses fragments of upholstery fabric to create life-size faux taxidermy of deer, moose, buffalo and other animals. After spending her childhood reading fairy tales, she says she now finds herself trying to make real life more magical through the artworks she creates.

Customs: Collected and Dumped

This brilliant exhibit flows from photographer Thomas Kiefer’s decade as a part-time janitor at a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Facility in Arizona. Disturbed by the volume of discarded food, clothing and belongings of migrants and smugglers – some after seizure by immigration and customs, the rest simply […]

Urban Sketchers

The Urban Sketchers cooperative hosts fascinating works by sketchers all over the world, often with back stories told in the artist’s comments. Here is a typical selection, with links to each original narrative.