Bustin’ Out

Posted by 11th October 2010

Josie sent me this image from Cote de Texas, commenting that using light colors was easier for renters and husbands… Me, I immediately focused on the bust — I’m not sure what it is about busts (perhaps the pretentious classical education references?), but they are immensely appealing right now.

Here’s a bust of David from Restoration Hardware:

And here’s my interpretation — a slightly shabby thrift store find, painted black (I like that it keeps it from being too pretentious), combined with brass and gold pieces:

Embarrassingly, I have no idea who my bust is of.

Too classical for you? You can always top a bust with your favorite pair of goggles or a bowler to tweak it up.


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