blog

Still Life: Past and Present

Posted on February 20 2017

Styling the editorial product shoot for my 2017 spring catalog was partly inspired by the tonal still life paintings of Giorgio Morandi - an artist that had a big influence on me as a graduate student and the current paintings of Michael Borremans.

My studio is a menagerie of enigmatic objects from when I was a painter, plaster casts from an art installation in the 80’s, hand bound books from one of my previous careers and pieces of nature. My creative environment is one large still life. Together these objects and materials were used to create a series of jewelry vignettes for the catalog. It combines my past with my present and illustrates another aspect of my creative point of view.

 

Photos: Julie Cohn

0 comments

Leave a comment

Recent Posts

  • My Room with a View

    Apr 25 2017

    24 years ago we bought a house with a half acre rolling landscape. I convinced my husband Dave, (an avid gardener and landscape architect...

  • Ocean Flowers - Impressions from Naure

    Apr 18 2017

    Years ago a good friend took me to see a show called Ocean Flowers at the Drawing Center in NY. It was a collection of 19th century press...

  • Constellations

    Apr 11 2017

    Throughout my career I have been influenced by Japanese pattern design. The ebb and flow of their motifs mimic nature but don't replica...

Like us on Facebook

Join our Mailing List

Sign up to receive our daily email and get 50% off your first purchase.