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Box Art 2019

ThessalonikaMons Claudianus in the Red Sea Mountains of Egypt. The Roman quarries were the source of the columns of the Pantheon in Rome. Nearby are the famous quarries of Mons [ … ]

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Box Art 2018

Box Art Cabinets of Curiosities, Kunstkammer Framed or “vitrined”, objects are assembled, recombined and juxtaposed to convey a memory, feeling or idea. The found or “trouved” objects , frequently rejected, [ … ]

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Box Art 3

A Pilgrim Flask More of an archeological object, a 5th. century pilgrim flask found near St Menas in the Western Desert of Egypt. Topless Temptation A further study of drift [ … ]

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Box Art 2

Out of Arcadia into Dystopian Efficiency A man with a briefcase is leaving a Claudian landscape through a gate of drift wood fragments found on the Thames by Battersea Bridge. [ … ]

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Box Art 1

The following box collages have been made by me, Simon de Mare, over the last few years. I hope you enjoy them as much as I enjoyed making them. A [ … ]

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Leonardo’s Bridge

I thought I would dedicate this blog post to telling you a little about the background picture of my blog. It is a model, which I made of hazel branches, [ … ]

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Create it yourself

The motive for making these objects is as a form of creative therapy, as a justification for collecting and as memory boards. The making involves the recycling, or rather ‘upcycling’, [ … ]