Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Proteus- The Art of Earnst Haeckel

I watched this documentary on Netflix tonight and I'm happy to see that youtube has portions of it available.The beautiful interpretations of nature in Earnst Haeckel's zoological illustrations remain to be some of the biggest influences on my work. 

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Margaret Wertheim: The beautiful math of coral (and crochet)

I am no mathematician, but the mathematics of nature and its visual outcomes are very interesting to me.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Church member defends Pastor Worley's Anti-Gay Rant

People from the south get a bad rap, especially those of us with southern accents... People tend to think that everyone with a southern accent is a bigoted ignoramus. That is especially irritating to southerners such as myself, who try to show that many of us are educated, intelligent people... But like Jeff Foxworthy says, "It seems that the stupidest amongst us always end up on the television"... This very awkward train wreck of an interview is a case in point.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Fred Tomaselli

This video from 2005 does a good job of showing Fred Tomaselli's laborious processes using collage and poured resin.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

ART THOUGHTZ: The Studio Visit

Another installment of Art Thoughtz by my favorite internet critic, Hennessy Youngman.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

A History of John Baldessari as Narrated by Tom Waits

The epic life of a world-class artist, jammed into six minutes.
Narrated by Tom Waits.