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Harlem Art Walking Tour 2010 - Day 46

lawrence Sunday, September 05, 2010
Red Tape
Red Tape

Walk with us in our beautiful Central Harlem neighborhood on Saturday & Sunday, October 9th and 10th, 2010 from 9AM to 5PM. The tour features the work of over 80 artists living and working in Harlem. Enjoy a relaxing weekend and discover new artwork, galleries and meet artists from Harlem’s vibrant art scene.

Featuring artist Diane Eamtrakul

About " RED TAPE" :

It was an emotional piece inspired by political term oil, protested around the world of Economic depressions and damages by BP oil spilled in the gulf of Mexico which effected everyone on the planet, more or less.

The blind folded and glitter were the drama of the repairs , and yet to be unfolded.

"Foil Thong" is adapted from the common technique of making Thai dessert by using very thin yoke dripping to the boiling sweet syrup. The dessert originated from Portugal and some of this dessert found in Brasil. In this case, they were layers of thin strings of paints over multi colors over the plaster.

About Artist: Diane Eamtrakul

Founder of K&D Silk Flowers in 1979- 2009, she makes New York City her residence since 1979 after graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She studied Economics & MBA in Business. During the course of creating thousands of beautiful Silk Flowers and the first who imported from Thailand, she had chances to work with many famous Designers and Artists and later she studied further at New York School of Interior Design and Art Students League . She became a vivid Art collector and this is the first year she works on Ceramics and second year in Plaster. Using vibrant colors or exploring new medias are her cups of tea !.

This year 2010, Her works are inspired by BP oil spills and tough economic depressions around the world.