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,…

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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,…

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

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