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Nine Years of Textiles, Art History, Gardens, and a Little Mental Traveling with Courtney Barnes

1.15.2010

Hands On: The Daily Sculpture Sighting

[Photo by Emily Followill. Interior design by Courtney Giles.]

Again, just in case you're curious, on this blog January has evolved into pay-more-attention-to sculpture-in-rooms month. Art often figures prominently in residential designer Courtney Giles' work and I think the example above is especially lovely.

3 comments:

The Peacock Salon said...

Courtney,

I love this image. Do you know what the significance is of these types of sculptures? I am very interested in them and often see them in shelter magazines. Do they originate from the Far East?

Cheers,
Caitlin
The Peacock Salon

Gwen Driscoll said...

Love your image. I use sculpture like this in my designs a lot. It really adds an element of interest especially in a clean, clear setting. Thanks. Have a great weekend.

Gwen
Ragland Hill Social

Style Court said...

Caitlin,

I think the piece shown here represents a mudra, or hand gesture, of the Buddha. Earlier in the month some Euorpean hands (if I'm not mistaken) appeared in some pictures here and then there were Gerrie's miniature Pedro Friedeberg hand chairs.

Cheers!
Courtney