As a birthday gift for myself, I ordered the three dolls from the Barbie Collector Museum Collection, and these arrived last night!
Convenience store coffee with artwork by French Neoclassical painter Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres!
Now, why they used a French painter’s artworks for a brand labeled “Denmark” is beyond me.
Back in high school, we had an art class assignment to make a tessellation of our own. I never forgot that class for the sole unfortunate reason that I couldn’t make one. Haaay.
Years later, I read about Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher’s life and how he’s famously credited as the “Father of Modern Tessellations”.
Salvador Dali is the first artist I read a biography of. Apart from his amazing, mind-bending Surrealist paintings and paranoiac depictions of desire and the subconscious, he’s just a really crazy, zany character.
Fast forward around 80 years later, and Dali’s spirit has been reincarnated into the musical phenom we know as Lady Gaga. Let me present some proof: