A COLLECTION OF

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If you have been following A Collection Of, you know that Gilda Davidian and Stefani Greenwood are the authors, dear friends and artists.  If you have arrived here for the first time let me introduce you to us… Stefani on Gilda: When I think about Gilda my eyes are dripping honey and butterflies are kissing […]

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Our friend Miwa had posted the photo above on her facebook a while back and I couldn’t get it out of my head! These beautiful fungi are called nidulariacea and are also known as fairy cups or bird nest’s fungi, cause they look like bird nests with little eggs in them. They grow on mulch or […]

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My introduction to the photographer Jon Crispin came from a friends blog, Bonne Chance (thank you Angela!).  While looking at his images, I am drawn to the details, the caring way he photographs and the surprises.  I started my looking and learning adventure with his documentation of suitcases that belonged to The Willard Psychiatric Center in New […]

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I came across some pieces by Nina Beier this week, which – click after click after click –  led me to the quote above. This text encapsulated somethings that have been on my mind lately. Click HERE to see images of the show which is about this fight between shirts and skins, objects and humans. Happy weekend, […]

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You know how sometimes you go in a shop and you feel like you immediately want to leave – like somehow you are bugging the people there, or for some reason there are bad vibes?  Well, when this happens I suggest you leave that store immediately and head on over to one of the friendliest […]

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I was first introduced to Carmen Winant’s photography some five or so years ago. Since then, Carmen has received her MFA from CCA, moved to Brooklyn, and has begun writing for art publications. Whether it’s photography, drawing, or collage, Carmen’s work is consistently thoughtful and inquisitive. Here she is telling us more about herself and […]

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Ellie Curtis is a super rad illustrator and printmaker.  Her designs delight me with a great combination of fantasy, history and aesthetics.  She lives in London, where she has a print studio called “East London Printmakers.” I have been imagining my house filled with striking cushions from her designs. From her website: Some of my […]

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Do you guys remember our super duper friend Brian? Well, did you know that Brian is not only our friend but also the creator of an awesome game called TRACTOR BEAM which you can download for your iPhone or iPad? It’s true. About the game: Your engines are down.  Use your tractor beams to move. Tractor beam is a powerfully […]

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Have you listened to the NPR podcast with Maurice Sendak – on life, death and children?  It will rip your heart out.   Listen Now: LINK

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I am delighted to introduce Bobby Scheidemann to our readers today. I came across Bobby’s photographs on some blog, somewhere, and was immediately drawn to his aesthetic, his sense of humor, as well as the thoughtfulness of his projects. Here is Bobby telling us about himself (past, present and future) and his baby-eardrum (keep reading). Hi Bobby! […]

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