Thursday, June 04, 2015
A beautiful still life to inspire you today, created for Martha Stewart Living and photographed by Nicole Franzen. Lovely.
This week's links. Enjoy.
Take a tour of the beautiful country home and atelier of a Swedish artist and florist, filled with natural elements and wonderful details (that wallpaper and that floor painting!).
Red and Yellow: A Wes Anderson Supercut
This is lovely — a supercut by Rishi Kaneria exploring film director Wes Anderson's use of the colours red and yellow.
Wim Wenders's Open Road
And while we're on the topic of film directors with a strong personal vision, check out this selection of stunning landscape photographs by Wim Wenders, taken from his forthcoming book. Amazing.
Dear Librarian: New York Public Library's Quirkiest Inquiries
From The Guardian: "A cache of cards recovered from the New York Public Library's archive is being published online, revealing the many roles the librarian was expected to play in the days before the internet."
An Artist With Too Many Ideas to Consider Retiring
Inspiring profile of painter, sculptor and amateur musician Audrey Flack, who at 84 is still as busy and as energetic as she was back in the days when she talked art with Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning and Franz Kline.
Have a look at the autumn/winter 2015 collection by Charlie May — clothing with a strong minimalist aesthetic, with echoes of Japanese style. Love.
Junk Food as Haute Cuisine
An inspired Instagram series by the dubiously named Chef 'Jacques la Merde' that plates junk food like high end cuisine. Beautifully composed plates of the most banal food ever. Very funny. Via Oh Joy!
Grilled Eggplant with Garlic-Cumin Vinaigrette, Feta and Herbs
A lovely summery side dish that would be perfect at a bbq or picnic — or any time, really.
(photo via gubi)