"A Pablo Picasso crayon on paper hung in her bathroom, perhaps as a reminder that great art should never be treated too seriously."
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
...just a reminder
" 'I DON'T BELIEVE ONLY THE WEALTHY DESERVE GOOD DESIGN'," " she disagreed with the notion that fine art should be confined to walls, mounted in gilded frames. Thus, she applied her patterns to humble everyday objects such as aprons and toaster cozies, pot holders, and dish towels. Vera also thought that any subject matter, no matter how quotidian, was fair game, from eyeglasses to musical instruments to chestnuts. In her eyes, even the most mundane imagery had decorative potential. She encouraged her followers to immerse themselves in art every minute of the day and to treat it without preciousness."