Happiness is an Inside Job.

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I could not pass up the opportunity to share this beautiful art with you. It takes yarn bombing to a whole new level. The End is Far: Typographic stitching by Polish artist Olek. It may even inspire you to dust off your own embroidery and knitting supplies to create your own installment.

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From the artist’s website: “A loop after a loop. Hour after hour my madness becomes crochet. Life and art are inseparable. The movies I watch while crocheting influence my work, and my work dictates the films I select. I crochet everything that enters my space. Sometimes it’s a text message, a medical report, found objects. There is the unraveling, the ephemeral part of my work that never lets me forget about the limited life of the art object and art concept. What do I intend to reveal? You have to pull the end of the yarn and unravel the story behind the crochet.  My work changes from place to place. I studied the science of culture. With a miner’s work ethic, I long to delve deeper and deeper into my investigations. My art was a development that took me away from industrial, close-minded Silesia, Poland. It has always sought to bring color and life, energy, and surprise to the living space. My goal is to produce new work and share it with the public. I intend to take advantage of living in NYC with various neighborhoods and, with my actions, create a feedback to the economic and social reality in our community.”

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All images are credited to the artist, Olek. Please visit their website to view more of these creations.

 

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