Thursday, October 27, 2011

Freakin' Sweaters

Nerdy and all around awesome.  I want to own all of these.  And yes, I would wear them with pride.

Wil Wheaton.  A big yes please.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Francesco Clemente

I often put on "Great Expectations" while I'm cleaning, knitting, dancing, cooking, whatever it may be, because the movie is just so damn beautiful to look at.  Emmanuel Lubezki is one of my favorite cinematographers and he made this film into a moving painting.

The art in the film is done by none other than the wonderful surrealist, expressionist, contemporary and all around freaking awesome artist, Francesco Clemente.  I remember when I first saw the film when I was a kid and I tried to draw my dog in the style of Francesco.  Not so successful was I.

Here are some of my favorite pieces of his: