UNCANNY EMBROIDERED PORTRAITS BY JESSICA WOHL

by Ariadna Zierold

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Particularly drawn to the home and its residents, Sewanee, Tennessee based Jessica Wohl exploits the uncanny while subverting domestic representations of perfection and happiness. She uses obsession, personification and gothic overtones to convey the idea that looks can be deceiving, and she interprets the family, the posed portrait and the suburban tract home as stages where this unsettling dynamic plays out.

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Embroidered Portraits by Daniel Kornrumpf

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This Chuck Close-esque portrait by Daniel Kornrumpf is really good.  It is nice to see a different kind of media, as his work is hand stitched with died thread.  His portraits are really personal and intimate and this medium gives a really interesting feel.

From The Citrus Report

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Upper Playground Release: Unusuowl superFishal New Era

We’re releasing a 59FIFTY New Era Cap from Jeremy Fish’s superFishal line, it’s called ‘Unusuowl.’ The cap is made entirely out of wool and features a textured bill, an intricately embroidered Jeremy Fish owl on the front with a light paint splatter around the embroidery, and an embroidered superFishal logo on the back. The new 59FIFTY cap is available at all Upper Playground retail stores and online at the our web store. (DETAIL PICTURES OF THE NEW ERA AFTER THE JUMP)

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