Monthly Archives: May 2012

Metaphor in transit with Barry Kaiser

Last night ArtStar Props was invited to a birthday dinner.  There warm company included our most favourite recently retired SkyTrain employee, Roger. Since the SkyTrain was the centre of conversation, I had to point out Vancouver fondness for metaphor in … Continue reading

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If there are going to be robot overlords, I’d like Tius Tutty to create them.

The news have been full of robotics news this week.   I’ve seen stories about a paralyzed woman using mind control to operate a robotic arm and  the privacy implications of surveillance flying drones.  But frankly, if the world is … Continue reading

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Kira Oujonkova Photography: better than real life.

ArtStar’s parents/in-laws were in town last week enjoying the beauty of BC. We took a drive up to Squamish. Ms. ArtStar-in-law was trying to take a photo of the Chief but commented that photos never turn out as magical is … Continue reading

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Amber’s gun show

It isn’t often that Amber visits military surplus suppliers, but last week she was feeling particularly Ramboesque. Madame ArtStar Props embraced her inner gunsmith and here are the results. There are three lamps and two pillows. Click on them to … Continue reading

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I’ll say it right now, Ken Gerberick is a genius.

We were lucky to run in to Ken Gerberick this past weekend and Smash Arts’ opening.  He was excited that he was offered his former art car “The Imaginary Canadian” back two owners laters.  This art car started out with … Continue reading

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