Valley of the Broken Dolls

Inspired by artistatthexit0′ s latest post about the dolls he has found in the river, made me think about artist’s who use the doll in their work.  Of course Hans Bellmer and Cindy Sherman were the first artists I thought of.  Surrealist photographer Hans Bellmer (b.Germany 1902 – 1950)  used broken doll parts in aContinue reading “Valley of the Broken Dolls”

Where do I go? Down the River of course!

    Anyone who already reads my blog will find it an eclectic mix of mostly art’s based media.  I have many interests, which I haven’t even put into my blog.  – music for example.  That would take up a whole other blog.  But where do I go to in Blogland when I want to get awayContinue reading “Where do I go? Down the River of course!”

Assemblage – boxing clever art

As you can see from this pic, I love assemblage.  I bought these old print trays and had absolutely no trouble filling them full of tiny bits of ephemera! The real art of assemblage (as it is an art form) is when the assembled pieces make a statement or ‘speak’ to the viewer by affectingContinue reading “Assemblage – boxing clever art”