22 July 2010

Laurel Burch 1947-2007

OMG I had no idea but Laurel Burch had a really sad life. She had a rare bone disease, that caused her to break bones constantly. She left her broken home at 14 with only a paper bag full of clothes. She was a broke single mom, and started out pounding out earring on the back of a frying pan and then taught her self to paint. (Her wiki)
When I was younger I thought of her stuff as cheesy housewife art, but now I think it is sorta awesome. It is very much in line with this 90s/tropical/multicultural vibe I've got going on right now.








2 comments:

not keren said...

i feel sad that laurel birch died! even though it was three years ago! next thing you're going to tell me that that mary englebright (she of "life is just a chair of bowlies" was raped as a child and died of aids)

Anonymous said...

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