“Paper Dream” Scarf

 

 

Silk scarf “Paper Dream” small – from the “L’art sur l’écharpe” collection – wearable art
Painted portrait – a wearable art piece

Item description:

This is a beautiful silk scarf, featuring my personal art work. The silk scarf collection is called “L’art sur l’écharpe” which translated from French literally means Art on the scarf.

The image featured was an original painting, created by using different coloured papers and paint techniques. It has now reprinted onto silk, thus making the art work wearable. The “Paper Dream” features a lightly visible person, floating in the faintly turquoise universe, like in a dream.

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See all the photos here:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/153459134/silk-scarf-paper-dream-small-from-the?

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Li Xiaofang: Go on, break your expensive China for a beautiful porcelain dress

L i Xiaofeng is one of China’s most original artists, using broken porcelain shards to create unique wearable costumes.

Li Xiaofeng began his artistic career as a muralist, but quickly turned his attention to sculpture, in order to explore the concept of Chinese landscapes. Instead of the materials usually used in this art form (marble, wood or glass), Li decided to use something completely new, but ancient at the same time – porcelain shards from archeological sites. He cleans them shapes them, drills small holes into them and then binds them together with silver wire to create unique costumes he calls “rearranged landscapes”. Theoretically, his porcelain clothes are wearable, although they are just as heavy as a suit of armor (not so durable, though).

Recently, Lacoste asked Li Xiaofeng to create a porcelain polo shirt, for the company’s 2010 Holiday Collector’s Series. Because China forbids the export of ancient artifacts, including old porcelain shards. This posed a new challenge for the Chinese artist who decided to create his own porcelain bowls, drew custom motifs on them (including the Lacoste crocodile logo), broke them into pieces and tied them into the shape of a polo shirt.

Li Xiaofeng’s one-of-a-kind porcelain shirt will be the most expensive and most exclusive Lacoste polo ever created.

 

 

 

 

This is part of the article 

The Amazing Porcelain Costumes of Li Xiaofeng” By Spooky (June 30th, 2010)

http://www.odditycentral.com/pics/the-amazing-porcelain-costumes-of-li-xiaofeng.html