Charley Harper Art
A few months ago, I was looking through an old Dwell magazine, (April 2006 to be exact) and came upon a great article by Sam Grawe about the Cincinnati artist & designer, Charles Harper.
Please click on this picture of the Blue Jay Bathing to see how fantastic it is.
I also adore this:
Then, Grace at Design*Sponge mentioned him & I knew he was something special. I was able to find some more of his work online through Fabulous Frames & Art:
I love bird imagery, and since both my parents are from St. Louis, MO, I have always been fond of Cardinals. I love the clean lines & simple shapes in Charley Harper’s paintings. His art is very inspiring. A few days ago, the Design*Sponge posted that designer Todd Oldham was releasing a book about his work:
I can’t wait to get my hands on this. I also heard that this weekend, Charley Harper passed away. The world will miss his unique view of nature & life.