Katie hosmer's Blog Posts Tagged 'Joana Vasconcelos' (2)

Fancy Marie Antoinette-Inspired Helicopter

Lisbon-based artist Joana Vasconcelos has certainly jazzed up this helicopter. The particular aircraft, a piece of art entitled Lilicoptère, is Vasconcelos' interpretation of what Marie Antoinette would have chosen for her personal travels if she were alive today. The base of the piece is a Bell 47 helicopter, and the artist decorated it, inside and out, with ostrich feathers,…


Added by katie hosmer on February 16, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Animal Sculptures Covered with Complex Crochet Patterns

Lisbon-based artist Joana Vasconcelos creates amazing sculptural work and site-specific installations of all kinds. From life-sized high heels in the palace of Versailles to nautical buoys covering the surface of a building, there is nothing Vasconcelos won't do! The artist's bio says, "The nature of Joana Vasconcelos’ creative process is based on the appropriation,…


Added by katie hosmer on July 17, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments


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