Category Archive: The Arts

Good Old Fashion Yard Sale Treasure

My weekend yard sale haul.

Art Show: Eli Langer

An art by Eli Langer

Art Show: Hiroshi Sugimoto, Xenia Taler and Dan Goodsell

Arts by Hiroshi Sugimoto, Xenia Taler and Dan Goodsell.

Midweek Modness: Yaad Israel Copper Utensils

Utilitarian designs by modernist artists.

I Found A (Faux) Art

Inuit-style stone plaque.

I Found An Art: Another Loon

I went for a wander on New Year’s Day and found this lovely loon at the St. Lawrence Market for $5. The artist’s name is written in syllabics (the name should sound like… Continue reading

Year View Mirror: The Arts

This week, I’ll be counting down my favourite finds by category. Today it’s art. Number 3: I started 2011 with a bang, scoring this War Rug at the St. Lawrence Market on January… Continue reading

I Found An Art: Another Inuit Print

At the new Value Village in Kitchener, I also found a cool Inuit (or Inuit style) print. It looks to be an image of a woman cleaning a seal skin. An ulu sits… Continue reading

Tangerine Dream

Pantone has named Tangerine Tango as it’s Colour of the Year for 2012. I celebrate this shade choice with a few citrussy faves that have passed through my collections. Schiaparelli Scarf Art Deco… Continue reading

Mid Century Modness: Llewellyn Xavier Paintings

Whilst visiting Mr. Andrew’s mum the weekend before last, her man, Stan, asked me to help him research some paintings that he had purchased while living in the Bahamas in 1975. Turns out… Continue reading

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