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Pins & Needles No. 6: Andrea Baker

Pins & Needles No. 6: Andrea Baker

bad wolf

© A.T. Velazco

“Which path are you going to take,” asked the wolf,
“the path of needles or the path of pins?”

No. 6: Andrea Baker

How do everyday objects influence your artwork?

A couple friends of mine were talking to me about the PBS Show Market Warriors. Basically, art/antique professionals are challenged to find a particular category of item at a particular flea market, and then sell it…

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Pins & Needles No. 5: Gabriel Thibodeau

Pins & Needles No. 5: Gabriel Thibodeau

bad wolf

© A.T. Velazco

“Which path are you going to take,” asked the wolf,
“the path of needles or the path of pins?”

No. 5: Gabriel Thibodeau

1. What’s your color manifesto?

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all colors are created equal, except for mustard yellow, which is just plain gross, unless appearing in conjunction with a hot dog.”

This might not be the manifesto you were…

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Fairy-Tale Files: The Boy Who Went Forth to Learn What Fear Was

Fairy-Tale Files: The Boy Who Went Forth to Learn What Fear Was

Fairy-Tale Files, published once weekly, feature three variations of a fairy tale chosen by one of Fairy Tale Review’s Assistant Editors.

Jim Henson produced a short version of this traditional Brother Grimm’s tale as part of his Storyteller series.

Grimm Brothers Brewhouse creates fairy-tale beers including this German lager.

Richard Wagner acknowledged in a letter to a friend that the title…

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Fairy Tale Review’s Tenth-Anniversary Oz-Stravaganza

Fairy Tale Review’s Tenth-Anniversary Oz-Stravaganza

Fairy-Tale Files, published once weekly, feature three variations of a fairy tale chosen by one of Fairy Tale Review’s Assistant Editors.

#28 Shelly Jackson

Shelley Jackson’s Patchwork Girl collages together Shelley’s Frankenstein and Baum’s The Patchwork Girl of Oz to create one of the seminal works of hypertext literature.

#29 Pipilotti Rist

Pipilotti

A modern-day Dorothy in blue dress and red shoes…

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