Ars gratia artis

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Fiddling about with Illustrator this evening, I made this, a tribute to 1950s abstract-atomic-biomorphic-pop art. It was inspired by a painting in the background of a Shag work.

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Clement Meadmore furniture

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I went searching for lamps like the one in the advertisement in the previous post, and found this: in an online catalogue from Shapiro Auctioneers. The description suggests it’s likely to have been designed by Clement Meadmore, a famous Australian-American sculptor, who was designing furniture in the early 1950s. You may have seen his sculpture [...]

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Recent op shop finds

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Salvos Fyshwick had all handbags for $2, and what did I spy amongst the 90s vinyl? This! A vintage brown lizardskin handbag. Est. 1950s. The lining is leather with two elasticated pockets. After I get some reptile leather conditioner and tidy it up, the only flaw is a little crack in the underside of the [...]

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