Yves Klein. Ex Voto to Saint Rita of Cascia. 1961.
I love this one. It’s a tiny, plexiglass box filled with Klein’s favorite materials. The International Klein Blue (IKB) in the center is obviously his signature color that dominates most of his work. But the rose on the left and gold on the right are the other two materials that he prizes most. I love the fact that he uses the pure pigment, because the color is so rich and entrancing. And the gold leaf is also really interesting in texture. The three colors together represent a kind of trinity for Klein—the epitome of his spiritual beliefs (which I won’t get into here). Anyway, I do really love the preciousness of objects like these, and I’m fascinated by spirituality, so for me this is a success.
In the Car, 1963, magna on canvas.
“Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do.” Edgar Degas
Timo Arnall found this awesome street keyboard in Brussels, Belgium.
[via My Modern Metropolis]
Keith Haring for the American Music Festival - New York City Ballet - 1988
we like to think that jackie herself would have been wearing our kennedy bag in this photo.
Debbie Harry by Andy Warhol
Screen print on arches aquarelle paper
101.6 x 52.4 cm
Untitled (for James Ensor), 1981
Painting by Roy Lichtenstein.