Category Archives: Contemporary Artists

Not to be confused with Grey Gardens.

There are few things more aesthetically pleasing than a garden. When I was growing up I thought my mother was bat-shit crazy for spending so much time on ours, and effectively turning most of our front yard into a perennial … Continue reading

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Ikea: Swedish for Ironic Presentations

There’s something magical about Ikea. The fluorescently lit show rooms. The amusing and unpronouceable Swedish words that probably translate into obscenities. The fifty cent hot dogs and dollar frozen yogurts that have constituted many of my nutritionally balanced dinners. While … Continue reading

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Tim Walker

Tim Walker is hands down one of my favorite photographers. His whimsical and effervescent editorials and advertisements grace everything from the pages of Vogue to the lowliest teen magazine bursting with Juicy ads. However, even with such high demand, the … Continue reading

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Jeff Koons

What I admire most about Jeff Koons is that he doesn’t have any martyr-like qualities that are so consistent with other contemporary artists. He set out to make beautiful things, acquire currency, get famous, and had no qualms about it. … Continue reading

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