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Dec172012

kelly reemtsen

I pride myself on my prowess wielding power tools, but I have to say, artist Kelly Reemtsen's oil paintings give whole new meaning to the term, "working woman"!  I'm loving the irony and the juxtaposition of softness and glamour of a cocktail dress with the hard edge of a chain saw.  Revenge of the 1950's housewife?  Maybe.  All part of a hard days work of a mid-century modern woman? Perhaps.  Either way, I'm completely head-over-heels in love with her dark, witty pieces and their not-so-subtle serial killer vibe-after all, nothing completes a cocktail dress better than a string of pearls and an ax!  Here are a few of my favorites-talk about a conversation starter!

To see more of Kelly's work, check out her website.

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Reader Comments (2)

Kelly, Brittani directed me to this post this morning and I have to say that I love it!!!! Well said, Chica!!!

December 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLorri Perini

Scary...but sexy, I love them :)

December 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKerry J

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