Monday, January 28, 2008

they're just so damn cute

here's an artist a friend of mine showed me: Kent Rogowski. his stuff is pretty great—one part whimsy, one part absurd, a dash of sadness. I really like his latest "bears" collection, in which he literally turned these childhood icons inside out. The depressing snow globes and romance novel paintings are also worth a look.

some press:
"I think these photographs might mean happiness. They are made by softness and cotton."
-Nicholas, 3th grade student, PS84 NY

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