Stop The Violence uses bones to make a statement

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Wednesday 19 March 2014

It’s pretty obvious what Francois Robert is trying to convey with his Stop the Violence artwork. And it packs a punch. It’s an important series that “juxtaposes bones and iconic words/symbols that in some way or another have generated death and violence (i.e. wars, rifles, handguns, 9/11, knives, the KKK, etc)”. Robert says the skeleton […]

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Behold this chapel, it comes with thousands of human bones

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel on Tuesday 11 March 2014

Look beyond the innocuously humble facade of the Kaplica Czaszek chapel — which is located in an old town in southwestern Poland — and you will find the skulls and bones belonging to thousands of war casualties. Back in the days between 1776 and 1804, its local priest Vaclav Tomasek apparently collected, cleaned and assembled […]

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From the LAEM Store: Moon Raven Designs Jewelry

Alison Shepard Contributor

By Alison Shepard in New Products on Friday 7 September 2012

Mad about bones? And antlers? And spinal cords? Yes, we thought so. So is Moon Raven Designs – mashing nature and grit to create some pretty hot jewelry designs. Think deer antler rings, snake spine pendants… you get the drift. We’re pleased to offer a collection of new pieces in the Lost At E Minor store.

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Star Trek cat trees

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Products on Friday 9 September 2011

If you’re so nerdy you’ve named your cats Bones, Spock, and/or Kirk, you need to get them these Star Trek cat trees. How do you meow in Klingon?

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Recycled art by Rachel Kilback

Contributions Reader Find

By Panguar in New Art on Wednesday 9 March 2011

What art can wash your guilt away? This is the question Rachel Kilback explores in her mixed-media pieces using found animal remains, garbage and other items she finds in the wilds of British Columbia. Vaginas and the human relationship with other animals are constant themes in her ever-changing work.

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Laurel Roth

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Trends on Thursday 17 June 2010

Some people might compare Laurel Roth’s work mainly dealing with high-end materials and animal bones to Damien Hirst’s, but she has much more reverence for the craft and skill required to use the crystal, gold leaf, walnut, industrial plastic, and even fake fingernails and eyelashes. Her work is also much more directly about man’s relationship with nature than it is about the pop appropriation of such themes.

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