Posts Tagged ‘Barbara Andrus’

the medusiad


From a series of portraits taken on Swan’s Island of the artist Barbara Andrus.  In these photos Barbara’s hair was supposed to end up looking something like Medusa’s snaky locks.  In a way I think these portraits are a bit unsuccessful because Barbara’s hair actually looked so much more snaky and magnificent in real life […]

Barbara Andrus, who is based in both New York and Maine, makes installations from found natural materials — particularly forest-foraged wood — that erupt into space like thickets of dream shapes.  These shapes are both familiar — spheres formed by branches, teepees and huts made of found wood — and alien at the same time, the autochthonic twisting of […]