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Eye On Design: Mao Zedong Dress By Vivienne Tam

mao dress photo by gail worley
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Vivienne Tam has often explored her Chinese heritage through fashion. Her spring 1995 collection, made with artist Zhang Hongtu, featured satirical images of Mao Zedong, formal chairman of the Communist Party of China.

mao dress print detail photo by gail worley

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Pink Thing of the Day: Pink Rose Made From Ceramic Plates

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David Bielander is an award-winning jewelry designer who translates simple, everyday objects into exceptional pieces of art. Here, he has transformed a set of baby pink ceramic plates and bowls into the petals of a stunning Pink Rose Sculpture, which I spotted  at the 2021 Salon Art + Design!

three plate roses photo by gail worley

Here’s what the full sculpture looks like alongside two similar rose plate sculptures. So gorgeous!

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Photographed in the Booth for Ornamentum Gallery, which is Located in Hudson, NY.

Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Polka Dot Miniature Tea Set

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I’m just back from an amazing ten-day road trip through Utah, where I spotted this delicate miniature Pink Tea Service in a gift shop on Main Street in Park City. As we move slowly  out of the pandemic’s strict lock down guidelines — particularly as they apply to indoor dining —  I must say that  I’m really looking forward to going to a place like NYC’s Plaza Hotel again to immerse myself in their over-the-top Afternoon Tea experience. Sigh.

pink tea set photo by gail worley

Yes, It Exists: Deep Fried Toy Tanks

Deep Fried Toy Tank
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This deep-fried toy tank is one of seven identical models that make up the artwork entitled Visual Art, Add Oil! March Forward! (19992005) by Chinese artist Zheng Guogu.

Deep Fried Toy Tanks

Photographed as Part of the Exhibit Art and China After 1989 at the Guggenheim Museum in NYC.

Pink Thing Of The Day: Made in China (Pink) By Sui Jianguo

Made in China Pink
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Available in a signed, limited edition of 120 pieces, Made in China (Pink) by Chinese artist Sui Jiango was photographed in the Taglialatella Galleries on Tenth Avenue between 23rd and 24th Streets in the Chelsea Gallery District.

Made in China Pink