Tuesday, June 11, 2013
BEAUTY: Soft Sculpture--Claire Moynihan
Claire Moynihan's life in rural Hertfordshire must inform her lovely, whimsical work. She creates entomology vitrines full of surprisingly realistic insects, bugs, and moths made from felt and embroidery thread. I am put in the mind of the Victorian penchant for collecting animal, vegetable, and mineral specimens for display in cloches and shadow boxes, or "Wunderkammers," cabinets of curiosities...