the charming sketchbooks of monsieur philippe weisbecker.

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last September the lovely julie of pod traveled to Tokyo and found these books, well, more like pamphlets, that were published by a small Japanese publishing company. The work is by french artist Philippe Weisbecker and they are the most beautiful little pieces of ephemera. this book depicts charming Drawings of the most unusual, but intriguing little items (like girdles and... 
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THE JEALOUS CURATOR: ART GOES HERE.

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is it too soon for more black walls? no, of course not! i’ve hung art in a black bathroom, a black dining room, and today – a black kitchen {photographed by heidi lerkenfeldt}. ok, here we go: wow. those are some really beautiful, really big walls! so, just to shake things up,  i’m going to hang some really tiny art. i couldn’t decide on a grid, or... 
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a new perspective on the portrait.

the oh-so-talented ashleyg (aka ashley goldberg) tweeted the other evening about a new portrait commission she had just finished. and darn it if i didn’t just swoon. i want one of these! i love how she captures intimate details and characteristics of her subjects, a flirtatious wink of the eye, some stylish eye glasses, even the beloved pets. totally unique, and not... 
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