Edouard Martinet’s (New Work)

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Far from their natural habitats, species of insects, birds and fish are appearing as real as ever. Their bodies are recreations of metal parts from junked bicycles, tattered umbrellas, outdated typewriters, and the like. The workshop of French artist Edouard Martinet is among the most humbled studios. Piles of gadgets and doohickeys and this and that, lay against an aged table in a well loved corner of the world where the magic happens. Within about a months time his careful hands make the random parts work together, and we are soon left with these amazing sculptures. Their biological precision is so impressive. The stories behind these items used to build the sculptures are countless.  Surely new stories to be told with such an ornate, unique art as this. History writing history.

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Allison Parker is a proud stay at home mom maintaining a full schedule kissing boo boos and passing out hugs just because. Her days many times are spent between the garden and the kitchen. From a journey of learning whole food eating habits, she's taken on the challenges of baking bread, muffins and cakes from scratch and filling the cellar shelves with scores of her own canned goods each year. Writing is one of those things she does because its part of who she is. That and it's a nice break from the never ending work that comes with raising a family.

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