I’m loving this artist at the moment (and yes, I have this image hanging in my bathroom). Pick up a copy of her book Reveries of a Life Lost Mask HERE and elsewhere. Here’s a little more about the book…
Featured in the 2010 Whitney Biennial, Aurel Schmidt’s intricately detailed drawings include objects such as flies, condoms, and cigarette packs and burns which are pieced together to form larger figures, By using the detritus of life as the building blocks for her subjects, Schmidt’s work becomes a sort of memento mori—a reminder of our own vulnerability and mortality. They are paired here in her first major monograph with the poems of Franz Wright
“Four Loko 1″, pencil, colored pencil on paper, 17″ x 12”, 2011
by Aurel Schmidt
Ballet Preljocaj is making their way from France to Los Angeles this weekend to perform their 2008 version of Mahler’s “Snow White” (“Blanche Neige“) and I can’t wait to see it (since I’m on the modern dance train now, and I love all things French, of course).
Just a little FYI… this avant-garde production is based on the Grimms’ version of the fairytail, with choreography by Angelin Preljocaj, costumes by Jean Paul Gaultier and sets by Thierry Leproust — a threesome made in heaven from what I hear…
Read more HERE | Buy LA tix HERE
See you there!
I NEED TO SEE THIS.
WHY HAVEN’T I SEEN THIS YET?