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Art in Your Home :: Sasha Prood

Monday, 29 August 2011 by Irene Hoofs


Art in the home of Sasha Prood

A: Art means to me...art is my creative outlet.

R: Reading books, blogs, magazines...I'm working through two books right now - Pygmy by Chuck Palahnuik and The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon. I also regularly check out a few blogs including Illustration Saves the Day and Grain Edit.

T: Trends I see in art or graphic design are...I don't really follow trends - I just like what I like whether it's in, out or in between. I'm a huge fan of handcrafted anything whether it is drawn, painted, sculpted, etc.


A: Artists I admire are...a list of artists that I admire could go on for days, but I will try to keep it short. I'm obsessed with the work of James Turrell - the environments that he creates with light blows me away every time. I love the work produced by the late Jean Michel Basquiat. I'm also a fan of Aurel Schmidt and Swoon. Tim Walker creates the most amazing fantasy photographs. And I hugely admire the illustrations of the late Edward Gorey, Charley Harper and William Steig to name a few.        

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N: Never will I...I will never stop challenging myself.

D: Dreams for my own work are...I hope to have a long career, in which my work continues to evolve.


P: Projects I'm currently working on are...I'm working on illustrations for Bon Appetit Magazine, a commissioned painting, promotional illustrations and a few self initiated projects. I like to keep busy!

R: Relaxing I do at/when/if...to relax I like to hang out with friends and go to brunch, a museum or thrift shopping. I also like to escape the city (New York City) and visit my family.

I: Interesting art-places online are...I can always find something interesting and artistic at Grain Edit.


N: New in my home is...I recently upgraded my laptop to a beautiful new 15" MacBook Pro. Very needed and probably more exciting to me than most everyone else!

T: Tomorrow I would like to go to...I'm planning a two week vacation at the end of September to Zurich and Tel Aviv. I wouldn't mind leaving a little earlier…say tomorrow?!

S: Studio, my studio is...my studio is my home and my home is my studio.


Thank you so much Sasha for this lovely tour of the art in your home, I know Irene was hoping we'd see you again.

If you would like to learn more about Sasha check her about me page here. You can find Sasha's gorgeous work here, and you can luckily buy it here.

I know my walls are aching for Sasha's Batanica Caps Poster.

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