Saturday, 8 June 2013

PICTURE THIS #203: FANTASY FACTORY

Hi Deb! Fantastic choice of theme. It gave me fun... thanks!

These are my three  interpretations of fantasy,,,

1. A pair of high-heeled sandals made entirely of cooking pots and lids. Creation by the Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos.
fantasy factory

2. A couch on display at the Museum of Design and Fashion (Lisbon)
fantasy factory (3)

3. The  late dictator Salazar's head on a Dalmatian dog's bodyfantasy factory (2)

17 comments:

  1. In the 60s giant women came back to walk the earth.

    Muuuuaaah!!

    "Im a mutated variant of Pongo."

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  2. Three very interesting and creative photos of interesting artwork. I love the shoes, they are so unusual and one could have a long discussion about their meaning! When I first looked at the lips I didn't see it was a couch. I love how you captured it. The bottom one is also most interesting and I wonder what it says about the artist's opinion of Salazar.

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    1. I agree with you, Benni! The meaning of those shoes would be a good topic for a long conversation... I can't issue any opinion on behalf of the artist, but I think he wanted to show how he was against the dictatorship...

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  3. Wow! Belita, all three of these are fantastic! I love the cooking pots/high heels...reminds me of Cinderella! ; )


    The love seat is so cute!!!

    That last piece is very interesting.

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  4. They are such super photos, I could not say which I like best. They are so imaginative and striking.

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  5. Hi Belita!! Three fabulous photos for Debby's theme!! Having seen your recent post about Joana Vasconcelos, I already like her work, so I really like that first one. Had to smile at the second one. Definately what would be called a 'Love Seat'!! LOL. The last one is also very interesting. I wonder what the artist was trying to say?

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    1. As I mentioned above, I would say that the artist perhaps tried to emphasise how Salazar ruled the country in the fashion of a despot. In Portuguese colloquial language, if we say 'he is a dog' we're insulting someone...

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  6. Hi belita
    wow all are wonderful

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  7. Sorry I could not get around before I had visitors all day yesterday. Belita these are all wonderful captures and perfect for the theme, I especially like the first one;)

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    1. No problem at all, Baz! I hope you had an enjoyable time together with your visitors..

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  8. the top twp made me smile and the bottom one made me laugh! a great selection of fantasy shots!

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  9. Ha Ha...fun captures! Belita
    I think I choose that big red lips as my favorite. :)

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  10. Hi Belita, these definitely fit the theme. Love the sculptures made of pots and lids. How creative. What a political statement expressed in Art. I don't know anything about Salazar. The second image is interesting. I believe there is a Museum of Fashion and Design in New York City.

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  11. Them shoes look to be a bit heavy on the heels. and the lips, now that is a seat to remember. bet it feels good too. The headed Dalmatian is interesting for sure.

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