LooksEasy – Joana Vasconcelos Design for Swatch

Celebrated and awesomely-creative, Portuguese conceptual artist Joana Vasconcelos is the latest artist to design a Swatch watch in the brand’s Art series. Vasconcelos, known for such unique works as a giant chandelier made from tampons and an enormous pair of high heel shoes using frying pans, has a developed a watch face concept of handmade filigree. Named LooksEasy, the watch is produced...

Confidentially Speaking…..Joana Vasconcelos, Conceptual Artist

What do you appreciate most about art? Is it creativity? ...innovation? …whimsy? ...color? ...the message it conveys? Well, if you enjoy any of these factors, then, no doubt, you’ll fall in love (just as we have) with the works of Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos. Born in Paris, but raised in Lisbon...
Joana Vasconcelos Green Boots

Limited Edition Joana Vasconcelos-Designed Green Boots

Available now, in shops and online, are limited edition Green Boots-brand footwear, designed by Joana herself. Only 599 pairs were produced (corresponding with the number of years since the start of the Portuguese discoveries).
joana vasconcelos marilyn ajuda palace

Joana Vasconcelos at the Ajuda Palace, Lisbon – through 25 August 2013

Her work is often described as seductive, lush, humorous and irreverent. Her creations are very large in scale; usually objects we recognize, but sculpted with materials completely far removed from the subject matter itself. This is the ingenious, wacky, innovative, crazy, joyful mind of Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos.