Please come celebrate Durham’s rise with us by gifting local this season! V and its neighbors Hamilton Hill, Off Beat Music, Morgan Imports, Parker & Otis and more abound with gorgeous gifts your loved ones will cherish. Below are our top ten (plus two more we couldn’t resist) favorites at V As always, they boast beauty and American made, organic goodness.
Dietrich Wegner | Playhouse | 2006-08 ~ Playhouse sculpture, “a twenty-foot-tall tree house posing as an atomic mushroom cloud” to show contradictions between “two conflicting ideas” . We experience a contradiction between what our eyes enjoy and what our mind knows. It is this conflicted experience Dietrich Wegner’s work strives to evoke in a viewer in order that we will have a sparked curiosity and unstable assumptions.
Giant/fluffy pussy willows, and pink stalagmites? Nope. Bunches of acrylic rods, and stacks of buttons. Insane. This is the breathtaking work of Brooklyn based installation artist Tara Donovan. And it's pretty amazing