ARTeries: The “Plastic” Arts

Plastic? Fibristos and Fibristas, this is not about bags or pop bottles! Soft sculpture is one of the “plastic” arts–forms that are persistent rather than permanent, the arts of shaping, modeling, manipulation and creating volume in materials other than stone, glass, metal or wood. Often metaphorical, or with metaphysical meaning,…

ARTeries: Sarubobo – Addictively Sweet!!!

And now for something completely different from the usual ARTeries fare! Fibristas and Fibristos, i introduce to you: SARUBOBO. I’m not one who’s much for cute or plushie, quite frankly, but when i saw these, i fell in love. The scope for ornamentation, storytelling and possibly odd materials really had…

ARTeries: Art in your genes, er, jeans

Fibristas and Fibristos, who doesn’t love denim? In all its permutations and connotations, it’s a constant in our lives now, no longer just for the working slob, but the haute couture designer, the artiste and the Artist. On one hand, it’s utility, conformity and cost effectiveness, on the other, it’s…