lisa congdon: a studio visit and a brand new book.

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a long while back i shared bay area artist lisa congdon’s san francisco studio with you. well, lisa congdon now lives across the bay and has a brand new (but old, loft-style) studio in east oakland. she also has a brand new book out, Art, Inc.: The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist — so it was the perfect excuse to drop in for a visit. lisa... 
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real art for a fictitious world.

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ah, bonjour! i’ve been wanting to buy art for this lovely lady for quite some time! the quiet, sweet, odd, and heroic amélie poulin (the lovely main character of 2001 french film, amélie). let me introduce you: oh these paintings! they make me want to hop on a plane immediately just so i can spend an afternoon at a parisian cafe… after i’ve bought fresh... 
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real art for a fictitious world.

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sigh… holly golightly (the heroine of the 1961 classic, breakfast at tiffany’s). she is so elegant, so beautiful, and oh, so lost. you know what i’m going to suggest, right? yes! art!!! ok. i added the art part to that quote, but she needs it right? right! i’m sure it would make her feel so much more at home in her bare apartment that she shares with... 
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real art for a fictitious world.

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hello again! it’s danielle from the jealous curator with another totally fictitious art-buying client. last week i chose a few pieces for wes anderson’s margot tenenbaum – this week, well, things are getting a little bit “sexy”: oh, carrie bradshaw – the stylish, clever, leading lady of sex and the city. i’m not sure that i’m... 
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THE JEALOUS CURATOR: ART GOES HERE.

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oh, poor victoria! gallstones. not cool. well, in honor of her bedrest this week i have, of course, chosen a dreamy bedroom – made of “stone”: too soon? sorry victoria, i had to do it! and if that weren’t enough, i’m even going to suggest doing this: yes! old rocks do rock – when they’re from a vintage science & nature book. i... 
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