Author Archives: wolfeyebrows

Georgia O’Keefe’s Abiquiu Home

Modernist artist Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) bought her house in Abiquiu, New Mexico in 1945. The ruined 5,000-square-foot Spanish Colonial-era Abiquiu compound took 4 years to restore, after which she moved from New York to make New Mexico her permanent home in … Continue reading

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Orania

Orania, for those who are not familiar, is a controversial Afrikaner community in the Northern Cape, South Africa. The land was bought in 1990 as a stronghold for Afrikaner nationalists by Professor Carel Boshoff, son-in-law of the infamous former apartheid president … Continue reading

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Joanne Nam

Joanne Nam is a Korean artist based in Los Angeles, whose paintings and illustration have a decidedly contemplative and melancholic atmosphere. In her compositions, often beautiful young women pose awkwardly in darkened landscapes. Nam is a self-professed horror film fan, so this could … Continue reading

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Fashion Illustrated

I have a soft spot for certain types of fashion illustration. Styles vary greatly in the genre of fashion illustration from photorealistic to mere impressions of pattern and shapes. My appreciation is more for the latter. I thought I’d share … Continue reading

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Miscellany

Given my scarcity of blogging this week, I thought I would end it off with a bumper blogpost that features a selection of beautiful, delicious, and interesting things. Have a wonderful weekend everyone. How to grow your own cactus fence. I … Continue reading

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Anna Kövecses

There is a real art to simplifying an image to its most basic elements in most fields of creative practice. It’s something I struggle with when I am drawing, my desire is always to add more detail. This difficult task of simplification is … Continue reading

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Hypnopompic

Kuusta Saksi is a phenomenally talented Finnish designer, who currently lives and works in Amsterdam. His works have a liminal feeling –  floating somewhere between the real world and the unbridled creativity of the unconscious. Hypnopompic is a collection of … Continue reading

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