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March 22, 2006

The Droste effect

Droste Chinese copy artists, posing with their work(!) Photos by Michael Wolf (From Spy's Spice)

Jack Handy’s Ideas for paintings; These ideas are free of charge. All I ask is that when you have completed a painting, as a courtesy to me you sign it “Jack Handey and [your name or initials].” And, if the painting is sold, I get approximately all the money

The Frame Collector. Olaf Lemke collects antique frames. He has 2,400 of them, dating from the 15th to the early 19th centuries. He says: “To hang a frame without a picture on the wall — a pure object — that is the ultimate luxury.” (From Blanketfort). Also there, The Droste effect is named after the Dutch Droste company’s famous cocoa packaging in which “the nurse on the package carries a plate with a package, on which there is the same package, etc, etc..” Escher's Print gallery at Stanford, (based on Escher and the Droste effect)

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From the knitters who brought you the “Knitted Digestive System”, here’s the rest of their funny Strange but trewe creations

The Mycro Art of Mykola Syadristy

The odd ceramic works of Cory Marc

Re-post: Flying Carpet, a Public Art Project for the Sacramento International Airport

Ancient Mosaics. (Thank you, Dafna)

Pride of the Valley Sculpture Park, in Surrey

Many More Unusual Contemporary Artists Here

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Tnanks Hanan, That Jack Handy made my day. Him I get :)

Posted by: Katherine Carsten at Mar 22, 2006 3:29:39 AM

Hanan,

That first post...the Chinese copy artists... Whoa. Art within art. That was fantastic!

Thanks!

(I have a modem..... darn it. For YOU and your site, I am determined to get DSL.)

Posted by: Phoenix at Mar 22, 2006 9:46:52 PM