Monday, November 16, 2009

Mute Monday: Favorite




















23 comments:

Gnomeself Be True said...

Holy crap, I'm famous!

Pam said...

I see the image that must be used for the viva la revolucion. And I am very intrigued by the skeletons dressed as nuns. I'm thinking you might have had a horrible Catholic school experience in your yoot' . Happy MM otherwise!

moi said...

Gnome: With the talent to back it up.

Pam: Catholicism, and Moi, we have a complicated relationship. Actually, she is a La Muerta, drawn by this local artist: www.brandonmaldonado.com (an all time favorite of mine). Muertos art is a New Mexican tradition, via Mexico.

TROLL Y2K said...

Very eclectic and large collection. Some of them are K9ish, sort of.

Happy Mute Monday!

Why is Gnome famous?

moi said...

Troll: He is one of Le Artists. The pit bull is by K9.

Doris Rose said...

Nice selection la eccentria. You have a good eye and a pechant for the complex.

moi said...

Doris: Did you see I included your piece in there?

Boxer said...

I see three artists I'm very happy to know in your ecletic and tres cool mix. La Muerta is also very good and I'm with Pam, I'm intrigued by skeletons (in general.)

Thanks for sharing your collection.

Boxer said...

p.s. you have I have the same Gnome photograh. It's in my office and I love it.

Buzz Kill said...

That's pretty...disturbing. Freud would probably like to have a little chat with you about the baby head purse. Bwhahaha
I like the fruit bowl though.
Happy MM!

moi said...

Boxer: No body gets out of here alive :o) And, of course, you were so very, very kind to add to my collection yourself.

Buzz: She is a Demented Doll Head Purse, made by a costume designer out of Santa Fe. It's a hoot, taking her out for a night on the town.

Big Shamu said...

I'm down with all of it except the bowl. Too busy for me. But the rest of it? Might have to come visit and whilst on a break from pinenut picking, see if any of it fits in my luggage...

Aunty Belle said...

heh....what to our aret tell about us??

Fun peek into Moi's life!

Happy MM!

moi said...

Shamu: The woman who made that bowl is 83 years old. She's been a ceramist her entire life and has the best story about sabotaging the Nazi's who occupied her village in WWII. I did a story on her last year and have several of her pieces. As for pinon, I hear it's going to be a big crop. Get ready!

Aunty: Well, mostly my art says I am the original Material Girl :o)

Big Shamu said...

Can you link the story and I'll go read it. You gotta love someone who forked with the Nazis.

Kymical Reactions said...

Oh my word, Moi. I die for your MM post this week. That Venus...? OMG, I'm dying. Right now. I need her.

Happy MM. My fave this week.

Raven said...

Las Murertas! I love them! And Cuba has it's charming qualities. Great MM!

Making Space said...

Wow! That photo stream reminds me of when I lived in Mexico City and would wander the area around Frida Kahlo's house (I can't have spelled that right, sob, but I promise I was there). The whole area looked like that, especially around El dia de los muertos of course...

fishy said...

Moi's favorites .... are part phiosophy depicted, part humor, part emotional, part colorful and childlike, part quieting the spirit, part revving the spitit, part conflict, part solace, part friendship , part imp ..... all Moi!
Really found this post delightful.

Dani said...

WOW! That is one awesome collection of art!

moi said...

Shamu: It's not on-line. I'll send to you.

Kym: The artist is Cynthia Cook, an local of some national renown. She doesn't have a separate Web site, but can be reached through this gallery: www.mariposa-gallery.com/

Raven: Hah! You recognized Donde Esta Cuba? That's pretty good. It's my home turf. Ironically, one of the few northern New Mexican burgs that remains decidedly un-gentrified :o)

Making Space: I love Mexico, but would be a little scared to travel there these days.

Fishy: Thank you! That's quite the compliment coming from someone with such a finely honed design sensibility.

Dani: That's not the half of it. I really need to just. Stop.

the Dread Pirate Rackham said...

OMG woman you got some great art!

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