Without obsession, life is nothing. -- John Waters I finally finished The Dollhouse Project (the origins of which I detailed in earlier posts here and here), but for some reason have not, until now, shared the photos of the completed project, which I exhibited in 2012 at the Tusinski Gallery in Rockport. The Interiors I … Continue reading The Dollhouse Project Finale, Finally.
I've wrapped up the interiors of the Dollhouse Project -- details on that later. In the meantime, it's time for a yard sale. Too much tiny furniture, and as decluttering comes second only to losing weight on the list of annual New Year's resolutions, clearing out extra furniture, even if it's on a 1:12 scale, … Continue reading Estate Sale for Tiny People
We're up and running through May 13th at the Tusinski Gallery, 2 Main Street in Rockport. Karen Tusinski, the artist-owner at the gallery, hosts a show every April in conjunction with Earth Day, and this year she opened her space up to The Roving Home. Our pieces are a great fit with the idea behind … Continue reading The Pop-up Shop is Open!
In my ongoing hate affair with my Dollhouse Project (or "Little House Project" which I call it when I am trying to make it seem more dignified), I came to a realization which has allowed my hate to morph into love. My revelation? The simple truth: a perfectly executed miniature world, where I bring every … Continue reading Projects: The Dollhouse
Last year around this time I mentioned the a book about the work of Frances Glessner Lee called The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death. A documentary on the same subject has just emerged, and no wonder, as the fascinating vignettes depicting crime scenes created by Frances Glessner Lee in the early 20th century are truly … Continue reading Interiors: Of Dolls & Murder
What a disaster. Like its real-world counterpart, this remodel is killing me. I'm still stuck on pulling off the wallpaper. It's amazing, really. Removing the wallpaper in this dollhouse compared to removing wallpaper in a human-size dwelling is roughly parallel to the mild exertion of a 5-minute walk to the beach down a grassy path … Continue reading The Dollhouse Project: An Update