The trio went their seperate ways headed for a life of adventure. One headed for Paris, the other to the South Seas and the third was roaming the globe. The would meet up again one day, of that you could be sure.
The ephemera: Vintage Atlas Maps from the 1940s; high quality reproductions of Natural History illustrations of Cuttle Fish.
The Great Green Macaw could easily be spotted whizzing around on her bicycle in Punta Uva, hunting for fruit, cacao and her very favorite treat, delicious, plump almonds. In her wake all that is left are a few husks and the echos of cackles and squawks of pleasure and delight. SOLD 😁
The ephemera: original vintage map from 1933; original vintage stamps, high quality reproduction of atlas page and vintage bicycle illustration.
Size: 8 inches square
Note: Inspired by artist’s recent cycling shenanigans in Punta Uva, Costa Rica.
Right Brain, Left Brain and never the two shall meet…or so it seemed, politically speaking. So just to be safe, he cleft them in twain and stored them for a later, more enlightened time. He truly was…a really stable genius.
The ephemera: Original vintage atlas map; high quality reproduction of phrenology heads and antique plinths.
A Commission piece for Sibylla: cycling, skiing and travel all in a collection.
The Nine Tiles are placed in an angled frame without sides. they can be moved around as suits Sibylla’s whim. Each tile has it’s own composition but is part of the whole piece.
The ephemera: old travel hotel labels, vintage images of bicycles, 100 year old French letter, vintage air mail stickers, old maps, family photos, old lift tickets, vintage travel tickets, patents for ski equipment, image of vintage wooden skis, maps of ski hill, vintage world atlas maps, vintage German world clock poster old Eiffel tower poster.
The ephemera: original letter from 1878; original map from 1921 atlas; original stamps and postal stickers; original ration stamps from 1947 France; high quality copy of natural history image of a crab.
This man refused to open his eyes
to the possibility of a different kind of life.
He remains imprisoned
by the same old patterns
that got him here in the first place.
Trapped by his unwillingness
to make a change.
Assemblage box: How to
Step one Find a suitable box: old wooden whiskey crate
Cover the box inside and out with old papers…in this case city plans from an old atlas and an old french document from 1868
Gather found objects and ephemera that suit the theme or idea
Make shelves to fit chosen objects
Affix shelves and main image (mug shot from the 1920s)
Affix found objects
beach combed door handle, padlock, key, metal arrow tag, safe dial, glass eye ball, fishing hook, mouse trap, wooden castor
NEW WORLDS: I love maps. I always have. The shapes and colours, the tiny writing, the grids of longitude and latitude, the symbols and the winding rivers. Maps evoke mystery, adventure and endless possibilities. Maps are always changing and evolving never really currant. This is a series of manipulated maps combining favourite places, intriguing places, places i have been and places I have yet to visit.
Water World: The world is made of water, clean, life giving water, surrounded by little bits of land, pink and green like a patchwork quilt.
The Four Corners of The Earth: I’d follow you to the four corners of the earth…if I could stop by all my favourite places on the way.
Paris Plages: This beautiful city is chopped into manageable pieces and placed carefully by the sea and by the countryside. Now one can bathe and breathe between jaunts to the museums, the monuments and the shops.