Mobilia Gallery in Cambridge, MA, invited dozens of artists to rethink a humble household item: the teapot. While some produced lovely variations in traditional ceramics, quite a few thought way outside the, uh, pot. Louise Hill’s Upsidedownsized is a topsy-turvy brick house complete with furniture, lights and a tire swing. Wesley Fleming’s Mantis Tea Time captures some graceful insects in glass. Gerard Ferrari created a highly untraditional Robotic Bug with Claws, while Liz Alpert-Fay went more conceptual with a wire-mesh teapot complete with embroidered spill. The exhibit continues until November 15.
Ever watched a few back to back episodes of Doctor Who of an evening and thought, hell I want some tea and biscuits. If only the two could combine. Well BAM! Faster than the Tardis itself, this beauty rolled across my computer screen to answer my prayers. No more will I be using a boring [...]
Tea might seem like the ultimate dainty beverage, but it certainly doesn’t have to be. Just take a cue from that storied wrestler, bodyguard, and, yes, motivational speaker of yore: The notorious Mr. T. Ok, so our beloved A Team star didn’t actually create the cute little teapot that bears his famous Mohawked-and-bearded image.