A few photos from the Art Museum of Los Gatos’ Holiday Marketplace. See more on the museum’s Facebook page.
Posts Tagged ‘handmade’
One of the lamps I made for my house has a straw coolie hat for a shade. The straw is sewn onto layers of scrap paper, and when the lamp is turned on, ghostly images show through: indecipherable words and other mysteries. That hat, and the little house-shaped birdcage I found in a junk store, inspired this project.
What to use for the lining eluded me until I found some old sheet music at an estate sale. Structural dilemmas ate up more time. End to end, this light took me almost a year to figure out, and a month to build in my spare time.