Sunday, November 22, 2009

Hard is Soft









THERESA HONEYWELL takes macho objects and covers them in soft knitted coverings. Her work uses an almost universal feminine art form (or craft) cross-pollinated to universally accepted “macho” objects like motorcycles, jackhammers, guns and tools of all kinds. Historically, I am reminded of pop artist Claes Oldenburg’s (b. 1929) signature soft sculptures, made of sewn canvas and cloth —objects like soft hamburgers, sewing machines, and famous soft toilet.

Learn more at Theresa Honeywell.

3 comments:

lalacordle0321 said...

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Maureen said...

Loving that pistol.

Sue a/k/a MOUSEMOM40 said...

This is so cool! I'm sitting here thinking that I should do this to my hubby's 12-string guitar, although I don't think he'd appreciate it. LOL.

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