So while indulging in my greatest vice, reality TV, I was watching Design by 9 a show that follows these freakishly talented Manhattan designers and there freakishly gorgeous children and ...
They mentioned the artist Ann Carrington- and I am glad they did she is just fabulous!
On the show she referenced one of here pieces that is a portrait of Micheal Jordan made out of basketballs and said "why use paint or other materials when you can actually use the basketball."
She utilizes the most everyday of materials to create some very cool and elaborate works of art.
Her button works are so impressive- yes those above works are all buttons. And quite large too.
or safety pins...
forks... Can you imagine how amazing her studio must be, just filled with massive collections of all the lovely ordinary things in our lives.
Her shells ladies remind me of the dolls I had as a child from Florida or would covet in the junky kitsch shell stores. Anne moved them about and had them exist in multiple "beachy" places.
and her fiber work is just gorgeous, the decisions she makes are so simple and perfect...
Check out her website to get detail shots of all her work- that way your jaw can continuously drop like mine and if you want she has links to the full articles of all her press. So you can read away on her and her work.