Monday, December 26, 2011
Sunday, December 25, 2011
This year's Christmas Thing was late in developing, but alas, it has come. Inspired by the depiction of the holiday classic Hollywood films, this piece is silvery black and white....save for a string of paper balls that feature the hints of hues from the weekly store inserts which clog our mailbox every Wednesday. The original versions of films like Christmas in Connecticut, The Bishop's Wife, and Meet John Doe embody such a warmth and lushness of the xmas moment in their monochromatic renditions that the colors of the greenery, ornaments and baubles are realized in the viewer's own perception of the scene.
One thing that it does have going for it is that it has a kinetic potential, as is demonstrated in the video below: