Thursday, May 21, 2009

Three Mediums

More goat painting sightings--I think I am on to something.
Photographs by Erica George Dines for Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles.

Kidding aside, more paintings by "goat lady" Helen Durant have popped up in print--most recently in the the very cool home of son-in-law and fellow Atlanta artist, Andrew T. Crawford and family. (More photos of their home can be seen Here).

You may recognize Crawford as the creative force behind several of Atlanta's sculptural landmarks, such as the Federal Reserve Bank seen here, as well as several of the gates at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens.

He also creates one-of-a-kind railings, furniture and fixtures. This rocker totally reminds me of something out of the creepy, but brilliantly artful Coraline film.

I don't think it is out on DVD yet, but I highly recommend a viewing for anyone in need of creative inspiration. (The stop-motion animation is simply badass). Just don't watch it at night by yourself.

9 comments:

Style Court said...

Mille, I think you are on to something here. Great post.

Mrs. Blandings said...

Just so you don't think it went unnoticed, I adored, "kidding aside." Truly.

pve design said...

You really got my goat....
I love goats...and that film Coraline, my daughter and I were clinging to the edge of our seats.
pve

Laura Casey Interiors said...

I bet now that you mention the goat artwork I will notice it...interesting. That chair also reminds me of the movie Edward Scissorhands.

Terry said...

I've driven by that Crawford thing behind the fed 100's of time but never stopped to look. I think my brain keeps asking what the heck that is. Now I'll have to go on foot and see for myself.

Great Dame said...

What a great combo post - I've been a fan of Durant's goat paintings for years. And I know Andrew and both of her daughters! All told, that's a very talented bunch of people. I love it when Atlanta artists and artisans get the recognition they deserve!

Kate said...

Kate: Hey, that's my article. What a pretty home it was to visit. Thanks for posting!

Pigtown-Design said...

Hey kiddo... if you like goats then do not read my article about them on my food blog.

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