Perfected Pillow is one of Andrea Zittel’s earlier works in which she experimented with domestic spaces and functional objects. Examining the “art of lifestyle,” Zittel’s interest lies in the consumption of home goods and the concept of home “improvement.” In Perfected Pillow, Zittel takes our idea of the typical head pillow and upgrades it to a full-bodied, rug-like and fringed body pillow.
“The most important thing for me, is the way the work functions on a psychological level, how it explores desires, fantasies, or even fears.”
Today was International Poetry Day and i recited a poem at the Sherkin Island Library by D.H.Lawrence
Things men have made with wakened hands, and put
soft life into
are awake through years with transferred touch, and go
for long years.
And for this reason, some old things are lovely
warm still with the life of forgotten men who made