member of:Observers of the Interdependence of Domestic Objects and Their Influence on Everyday Life


This group has been active for a long time and has already made some remarkable assertions which render life simpler from the practical point of view. For example, I move a pot of green color five centimeters to the right, I push in the thumbtack beside the comb and if Mr. A (another adherent like me) at this moment puts his volume about bee-keeping beside a pattern for cutting out vests, I am sure to meet on the sidewalk of the avenida Madero a woman who intrigues me and whose origin and address I never could have known...
--Remedios Varo


(Artwork by Remedios Varo)
By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.
--Franz Kafka

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Farther Down the Rabbit Hole

I meant to make my own post today, but there is so much out there that is incredible. And much of it reminds of the theme here, so.





by George Underwood.
Also from him, something reminding of the jester:





and here's the jester tight-roping across liminal spaces (in my mind, anyway :))





Visit his page to see about a million other works, including a variety of book covers and album covers. And his minotaur:




Then, from Jake Baddeley:



"Musical Chair"


This one is called A Key for All Doors:





And this one reminds of the control of the board (the chess board, for any new-comers)--over someone who could otherwise be spinning wildly and gracefully in the air:





Like this:


And see how this one wanders out of a sketch/dream and into the world:



Ok, enjoy. I will make my own post later...



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