Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Bjørn Wiinblad


Danish painter, designer and artist in ceramics, silver, bronze, textiles, and graphics, was one of my mother, Kay's favorites. This poster was hanging in her room on Martinez Lane in Santa Fe for as long as I can remember. It was difficult to find on the web, and I had to do some tricky digital editing to bring it back to life. But now that I see it again, it makes me just as happy as it always did.

There were a number of posters in this series. But I always think of it's companion as this one:


and that's the artist, himself, beside it. He's a part of
her generation: 20 September 1918 - 8 June 2006.

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