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Beth Cavener Stichter and Alessandro Gallo Collaborate on Ornate Sculpture

by Nastia VoynovskayaPosted on February 24, 2014

Beth Cavener Stichter’s (Hi-Fructose Vol. 26 cover artist) sculptures have an intensely-visceral quality. The ceramic animals she hand-builds demonstrate an human-like sense of understanding with their sensitive gazes and anthropomorphic eyes. But despite their thoughtful countenances, these characters are also perfectly at home in their animal skins. Cavener Stichter’s work does not shy away from the brutality of the animal world, from its untamed sexuality to its endless cycle of predator and prey.

She recently collaborated with Italian artist Alessandro Gallo (previously featured in Hi-Fructose Vol. 24), who embellished her latest sculpture, Tangled Up in You, with painted tattoos reminiscent of traditional Japanese tattoo art. The 65-inch-tall sculpture (15 feet total, from the top knot of the rope to the floor) shows a lanky rabbit intertwined with a snake in mid-air. It is unclear whether the two figures are caught in a struggle to the death or a passionate embrace. Tangled Up in You is currently on view at the Milwaukee Museum of Art. Take a look at some detail shots of the elaborate piece as well as some photos of Cavener Stichter in her studio.

http://hifructose.com/2014/02/24/beth-cavener-stichter-and-alessandro-gallo-collaborate-on-ornate-sculpture/

Much more at http://hifructose.com/

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stinglikeabey:

coreydrake:

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empathydisorder:

yoncevevo:

FUCK

if i feel like i just had a religious experience watching that, holy fuck, i can only imagine what that girl felt like.

I would have fainted.

I would have put that on my resume and dared a mf’er to question it.

sorry but i just love how she points to her halo and Bey is just like “yeah well done bitch i can see it why else do you think i’m over here”

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Behind the scenes, Who Shot Candy Warhol?, 2009

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omgbuglen:

godotal:

So I finally caught him in the act of escaping

Did you really think that flimsy wire cage would contain his laser eyes? Consider yourself lucky he didn’t melt you instead.

omgbuglen:

godotal:

So I finally caught him in the act of escaping

Did you really think that flimsy wire cage would contain his laser eyes? Consider yourself lucky he didn’t melt you instead.

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