Gold has been popping up in my mind an awful lot lately. Maybe it’s a lack of sun? Gold promises some sort of shiny warmth. Abigail McNamara, an artist showing in our gallery late 2014, just sent over her current work for us to peek at. Her email spurred this glittery list of things which I have been collecting front the internet for sometime.
To create the piece, Wright utilized meticulous techniques, including some similar to Renaissance fresco painters. He first drew on paper and transferred the images to the wall by rubbing chalk through holes in the pages. He then painted over the image and covered it with gold leaf. Within the space, light reflecting off of the metallic paint created a piece that was ever-changing based on movement and various points of view. –My Modern Met
Kintsugi is the Japanese art of fixing broken pottery with a lacquer resin sprinkled with powdered gold. – Wikipedia
I don’t smoke, but if I did I would want to smoke these.