Saturday, October 31, 2009
This is the room of an obsessive collector, someone who lived by themselves - no space left or created for visitors. The entire exhibition is built around this installation - it is quite simply the most beautiful thing in Melbourne at this moment. Go and see it as soon as you can.
It stirred up so many feelings of longing that I couldn't shake even after we left.
Friday, October 30, 2009
Jeremy and I recently attended the VCA graduate play "Invisible Stains" starring Annie Last, which is a "A collage of images and events from the 20th Century, traced through intergenerational memory, impact upon a group of contemporary youth caught in a culture of instant gratification."
Lead Actress Annie Last kindly allowed us backstage to take this stunning portrait of her holding a rose.
Thursday, October 29, 2009
New Native American Clay pipes available at Corky Saint Clair. The last lot sold out on the day we put them on the floor.
These ones are even more stunning than the last lot, if that were even possible.
I remember in the 90s alot of my feminist friends wore whistles around their necks, but this seems like a much nicer, hipper, hippier version of that.
The MCNEILLS PORCELAIN project continues. The first lot of samples have come back after four months (thanks Northcote Pottery).
The Sarah's original drawings are so delicate it's hard to reproduce them accurately onto porcelain, but that's half the charm and half the challenge. When I nail it, I will totally own it and it won't be easy for anyone else to copy.
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
I have designed and produce a new range of wood jewellery for Xmas 010. They will start appearing in the shop over the next few days.
We are polishing them by hand to make them x-tra classy looking. Hope you like the new range.
i'll give anyone a free oracle necklace if you can tell me where that quote is from....
Friday, October 23, 2009
Material: Sterling Silver
Dimensions: 20mm high x 18mm wide x 1.2mm deep
Chain: 80cm Sterling Silver chain
Designer: Christopher-Hussein Bril
Will I marry my best friend?
Should I drop out of Art School again?
Am I bicurious?
Should I keep this baby?
Should I buy this necklace?
Do members of the opposite sex find me physically attractive?
Will there ever be peace in the Middle East?
Should I have another drink?
Ask The Oracle any question, spin its chunky little disc and it will deliver the truth with 100% accuracy. Let the The Oracle guide you in all of your life decisions!
available from Corky Saint Clair, Lenko and Kids in Berlin
I kinda promised this to someone but then after I got it back and tried it on, I didn't want to take it off, so I've been wearing it non-stop for two weeks, which for me is a record.
Basically the main thing I learnt this year is that all of the characters become cuter as they get smaller, rounder and denser.
Available now from Corky Saint Clair and TNK $79Au RRP
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Monday, October 19, 2009
Sunday, October 18, 2009
Dear Readers and Customers
Today my new collection of men's tees arrived at the shop.
I haven't done a new screenprint collection for a couple of years 'cos of the accident and my inexorable move toward jewellery but my new collection is so sweet. Will post more pictures soon.
I won't design anymore girls teeshirts as I have no feeling for that.
I am working on a new skull tee that seems to be taking a million years but looks amazing.
Here is a photo by request for the famous/infamous Corky Han Solo in Carbonite necklace. Available exclusively from Corky Saint Clair $150 Au RRP
CLICK ON IMAGE TO STUDY STUNNING DETAILS
Brass Stag necklace. Stunning and fun to wear.
I made a larger version for myself to wear on my wedding night, but that fell through.
$58Au RRP available from Corky Saint Clair and Kids In Berlin.
Friday, October 16, 2009
The PXL-2000’s black and white image was so faded, it had no real blacks and whites, just shades of dead grey. The image also had square grains instead of dots, creating a dream-like, moving mosaic. Kids and parents were scared by the black-and-white “horror film” image it gave, but adult artists gravitated towards it, giving this new medium a name – Pixelvision.
The most famous example was probably Michael Almareyda's urbane 1994 horror film NADJA.
I'm kinda thinking of getting one to film some Corky Ads with my new in house models showcasing my new range of super hot men's teeshirts.
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
KATSU in 3D. Little sterling charm available from Corky Saint Clair $89 RRP
Sunday, October 11, 2009
Saturday, October 10, 2009
Friday, October 09, 2009
I imagine this is exactly what I will look like once I put the shorts on.
Shorts with cut outs HEXAGODEAN SHORT SHORTS- these would look cute if you had awesome undies underneath.
For very special boys only - ones with no body fat. If you are over 30 your love handles are gonna get pushed up and out - but that could be kinda hot, I guess.
Thursday, October 08, 2009
Tuesday, October 06, 2009
What pipe are you going to rock this SUMMER 010? Maybe its time to put down your crack pipe and take a toke on the Corky's new range of Genuine Native American Pipe Necklaces!
******CURRENTLY SOLD OUT*****
Available now at Corky Saint Clair $30Au RRP
I read this story in my favourite magazine "Fantastic Man" about a technique of shoe polishing where you polish your tan shoes with a shoe polish a tone darker than your shoes - the polish wears off leaving your shoes looking burnished and buffed.
Look at the lovely rich colour I achieved on my brogues using this technique. They were originally closer to the shoe the ginger is wearing.
Saturday, October 03, 2009
Madame Fancy Pants
Location: 217 Cuba Street Wellington, New Zealand, 6011 Phone: 04 3850830
Look at this super sweet photo shoot that Claire from Madame Fancy Pants did with my new range of Jewellery.
Friday, October 02, 2009
Check it out Carry Monster is #1 on the Most Popular list at one of my favourite sites of all time supermarkethq.com. It's a curated gallery/market where you can buy fresh merch directly from designers. Everything seems reasonably priced too. I have found some absolute gems here at crazy prices.
I've even had little chats with some designers I really admire.
Lately I've been buying lots of screen prints there and cute tee shirts for my psychadelic summer 010.
PS I sell Corky at supermarkethq.com
Thursday, October 01, 2009
Victoria Mason Pencil Shaving Necklace. Also available in blue.
$220 Au RRP from Corky Saint Clair
- I like rainbows, crystals, coloured pencils, swimming, manifesting, visualising, poetry, going out for breakfast, graphic novels, air conditioning, miniature anything, clothing made from synthetic fabrics, travelling, travelling, staying in nice hotels, headphones, husbears + soft hands. I don't like people who make me feel tired.
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