Date: April 2023
Mood: not bad
Today's Curiosity / Papier Mache
The medium really does make these something special, IMO, as the layers of papier mache look so tactile! And the nostalgic subject matter combined with that sense of touch really does seem comforting in a way that's difficult to describe. (a landline phone and phone books definitely bring back childhood memories for me!)
I was looking through some of my bookmarks and was reminded of seeing this artist's work featured in a Colossal article a little while ago; nostalgic everyday items, crafted using papier mache by artist Bernie Kaminski.
If you'd like a closer look at these pieces, take a look at the links below.
Link to article on Colossal: From Junk Drawers to Phone Books, Artist Bernie Kaminski Captures the Nostalgia of Banal Items Through Papier-Mâché.
You can also see more of Kaminski's work on his Instagram, or in a couple more articles I found today: