A number of months ago my husband and I decided to start collecting more art. It made perfect sense. We've graduated from Ikea dormitory-style furniture (not to knock Ikea) to more mature pieces. When we throw parties, we no longer worry about drunken exuberance which may lead to delicate items being broken. The longer we're married the more we develop our personality as a couple (which is new and exciting). Plus we have a number of friends who are artists. It only makes sense to decorate our home with art that holds meaning to us, while supporting our friends.
With so much beautiful work out there the hardest question became where to start. But once we thought about it, the question answered itself.
I've known Abby Goodman for a number of years. During that time I've seen her body of work grow and become more complex. Her works have become larger and striking and smaller and more detailed. Her hybrid creature collection in particular spoke to me. Whimsical and delicate. The creatures look like something that should exist. They offer something different from what you expect to see.
And so Robert and I decided to give her Kangaroo hybrid a home. He sits with our collectibles, across from our Mimilove portrait. Already, it provides the room with more creative energy.
You can see more of Abby's work on her website.