adventures in cincinnati: part 2

I’m very excited to share photos from my trip to cincinnati, ohio, to visit artist charley harper’s studio and well as an exhibit of his work and the federal building that is home to an exquisite mural of his work.
part of the amazing mural at the federal building in cincinnati

close up of the mural

my mom at the mural

love this painting charley made during his years studying
at the cincinnati art academy

whimsical

I adore the symmetry and color charley uses in all of his works

charley’s painting pants
charley’s painting sweater

biology book charley illustrated in the 1950s 
(and a major source of inspiration for designer todd oldham)

a mock up of charley’s animal kingdom piece

the entry to charley’s home

love this

mobile in the harper home entryway

charley’s desk

charley was a huge fan of ladybugs, a symbol of luck

charley’s palette


a fabulous place to visit

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