Thursday, April 29, 2010

Image Inspiration -- Subway Map

Even Chelsea's subway maps are creatively adorned:

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Memories -- Early Work

My mother's abstract, bold and beautiful paintings started with simpler exercises. While she may be known for her particular style now, I remember fondly one of her very first paintings she approached in her early painting career. It's a bowl of pears. I knew she hated painting pears, but to this day it remains one of my favorites for its purity and play on tequnique vs. personal style. Here's a piece by Olle Baertling, a Swiss artist known for abstract works, but this early gem stands out as my favorite still.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Jams -- In My Life

via youdsay

Cats Love Jams. And Science.

Image Inspiration -- Flashback Living Room

I want almost everything in this picture.
via l'ombrello

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Pet Post -- Bunny Jumps

May this adorable creature's determination to jump over life's hurdles inspire you today:

Monday, April 19, 2010

Image Inspiration -- Gotta Love Life

This tat goes out to Bowen in Portland and the fellas in back home in DC. Xo

image via DeanPeterson

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Jams -- TONIGHT Oh Liza Jane Double Bill

We here at OLJ are excited to tell you about a special show tonight in Brooklyn. We're honored to be sharing the night with Cahalen Morrison and Eli West and we are cooking up some folk-fun-lovin' nice times. Hope you can make it and many cheers!!

Details ---------------------------------------------->
Location: Pete's Candy Store 709 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 10:30pm
Cost: FREE!
Jams will be: HOT!!!

And remember, if you can't make the show, you can always buy our newly released CD at

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Image Inspiration -- Let's Dance

I'm digging this as a potential future album cover?!
via elo vazquez

AOD -- Viviane Sassen

With her background in fashion and her love for world travel, Sassen's new series of photographs from around Africa caught my eye recently and I had to share. Images via Danziger Projects. More on the artist here.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Image Inspiration -- Some Spring :)

Art Review -- Elliott Hundley

What a treat to see Elliott Hundley's new work!! His sweet younger brother was wise to turn my attention to this incredible exhibit (thanks, Martin!) I enjoyed the show so much that I went back to share the experience with my family. The intricate details within every inch of the colossal collages hooked me right in, and the stand-out sculptural works felt like floating clouds of carefully executed chaos -- delicate and deliberate. Please check out "Agave of the Bacchae" at Andrea Rosen Gallery, through May 1, 2010.

Above: My mom, going in for a closer look.
Below: A detail from one of Hundley's massive works

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Pet Post -- Easter Bunnies

I hope you all had a lovely Easter weekend -- I know Peanut Butter sure did (photos on the way soon!) Sadly, it came to my attention that a lot of my friends were served rabbit on Sunday, and I just can't wrap my head around it. Please consider perhaps making food in the shape of rabbits instead of eating the real thing...

Like this:

Not like this:

Thank you!!

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Jams -- NICE TIME is HERE!!

Today is the day, folks! I am thrilled to announce the release of Oh Liza Jane's debut album, "Nice Time" and no, it's no April Fools joke. You can buy it securely from our OLJ website here. Thanks to all for your tremendous support and we hope you like what you hear! Xo Liza