Archive for September, 2013

the world of mcbess

Posted in mcbess with tags , , , , , , , on September 17, 2013 by bigbabyhead

mcbess48 mcbess24

 

Too much good stuff Here

Paintings about Children, God and USDA grade meats.

Posted in Mark Ryden with tags , , , , , , , on September 17, 2013 by bigbabyhead

Ryden Ryden-magic_circus

I was living in L.A. when Mark Ryden came galloping out of the subconscious and burst onto the scene with the Meat Show at the Mendenhall Gallery in Pasadena. He was all  over the place after that. Spontanious combustion. Pure americana.

His website here.

 

Flotsam

Posted in David Wiesner with tags , , , , , , , on September 6, 2013 by bigbabyhead

flotsam-fish

 

This book floated to the top of the pile when searching for Sophie’s books of the week. I am glad I found it. A beautiful and imaginatively story told entirely through illustrations, with no written narrative. David Wiesner won his third Caldecott award with this book ‘Flotsam”.