Monday, July 15, 2013

From Susanna Lakner (Germany)

Two bigger pieces from one of my favorite artists. The amount of ideas that I've taken from her...well, they're a lot. I just purchased a recently published book of just her collages and I've thumbed through that thing many, many times, always inspired. It was a great treat to find these two items in my mailbox yesterday.

5 comments:

Rachel Carter said...

ooooo i like this one!

zzzzzzzz said...

Yeah, I'm honored that she sent me these amazing pieces of art.

PamelaArtsinSF said...

She is fabulous. I just got a whole handmade book of collage from her and i am in heaven. I bought her other book too...isn't she inspiring? But you aren't too shabby either....

Planet Susannia said...

Thank you Jon to share them.
It´s a tribute to your great technique. I am very gratefull for this know-how, Jon! I´t works like a random generator, very inspiring and makes my mind free.

The texts:

#1: clearness, rapidity, comfort. Can you tell me something about..., And than I take a break, Life.

#2: THE CURATIVE MEDICINE ´LL ARRANGE IT... (on the brain- picture:) The great helmsman is teeny-weeny, riddle, TOWARD TO SUNNY DAYS.

zzzzzzzz said...

Thanks for the translation, which makes the work even more interesting and alluring.

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