Entries from Katy Oliver : Bean There tagged with 'art'

Happy Halloween!!!

source: AndreaHarner...

Kayt (the Great) Featured in The New York Times!

Check out the super rad article here!Go Kayt!...

NYC Kamikaze Thursday with Annie, part 2: Maid of Honor Dress Fitting

*Annie is the bestest, most beautiful bride-to-be!!!*Ellis has mad skills!photos w/ KOdigi by Ellis, BK 9.11.08...

KO & Miss Mennes' Kamikaze Thursday Night

Annie, beautiful, in tye dye original by KO & @ Ellis', Brooklyn, 9.11.08...

"Sh*t, they've done it again!" The Coolest, Most Exciting Possibility In Film Right Now!!!

-source: PHUpdate: When asked about this, according to the NY Post, PSH said he hadn't beenapproached, but that he certainly would not say "No, no, no" to the offer......

Happy (Belated, Now) Birthday Mac!!!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMI!!! MY SISTA!!!

Love you forever Sista!!! Happy Birthday!!!...

Disappointment

KO has been a fan of The New Yorker magazine for as long as we can remember. In fact, years ago we were so inspired by our friend Kayt's parents' artful and clever bathroom tribute to The New Yorker (they...

Warren Beatty

Did you catch AFI's tribute to Warren Beatty Tuesday night?Beatty got a Lifetime Achievement Award from AFI, and the show (on USA) was absolutely awesome! KO is gonna try and dig up some clips......

So Excited...

Thank you Annie! See you soon alot!...

Five Movies...

In case you were curious, KO is a Netflix convert. These are the 5 most recent movies I've watched: The Savages Postcards From The Edge Year of The Dog Juno 27 Dresses...

Wild Wild Weaves

KO is crazy about these hair (master)pieces made by Japanese artist Nagi Noda. There's a little bit of "The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss" in them, but they still seem very original. KO sees passion~ animalistic, honest passion!~ in them....

Babe-licious!! The Bacon Bra!

Yay! Goes perfectly with KO's bacon martini, Ray's bacon ice cream and Santa Barbara's recently celebrated bacon-dipped-in-chocolate confection!!!pic via dlisted...

Reality vs. Illusion

KO is constantly reminded that reality is everyday and illusion is every fantasy, every hope, every maybe...The dealio that KO is still getting schoolio-ed in is the vast, confusing difference between the two. Why choose a nice reality when a...

A Most Notable Quote...And Then Some

"I loved modeling. I absolutely loved it. I was so happy to get the cover of Vogue- 23 times. I keep each copy. I made more money as a model than as an actress or a filmmaker. In monetary terms,...

Oliver Man, Artist In Residence, West Coast Style

Congrats to my brother Mac! He is an artist through & through, true & true.And, for the first time he's showing his work! His work is currently being shown in Santa Barbara, and in the first four days he's already...

Freestyle Flashbacking

All photos by KO...

I Love You Mommie Dearest

One of our favorite movies is Mommie Dearest. Faye Dunaway is a genius as Joan Crawford in the campy-turned-cult-classic film. Gwen so rocks the look here for her spread in the new issue of V Magazine. These shots are the...

Thank You Heidi Klum

Project Oh My God Why Have I Not Been Watching This All Along?! RunwayHow have I never watched with wonder and awe the genius that is Heidi Klum's Project Runway???!!!! It's a travesty I've only now discovered the genuine masterpiece...

An Amazing, Inspired Update From The Penguin

The truly wonderful woman and worldly Penguin Lucy has sent along a great, sweet, and touching email account of her life this January. We hope she understands why we feel absolutely compelled to share two excerpts from her email with...

FUNNIEST! BIT (CHEW YUM). EVER. EVER!!!!!!

This Sarah Silverman tribute to her boyfriend Jimmy Kimmel (he celebrated his 5 year-on-air mark last night) is by far one of the best (if inappropriate) comedy sketches ever. And I know what kind of competition we're dealing with. Trust...

Wilson!

A few years ago a friend of mine was working as an assistant to a very high profile and famous celebrity actor (whose name I can not say...but it rhymes with hen killer). He asked her to get a birthday...

Stopping The Train In Its Tracks

When I was in film school at UT, I finagled my way into a photography class reserved for photog majors...Actually, my love for film was based on and in my love for photography. It was a blessing and a privilege...

Yay, We Saw Our Sista This Weekend, Too!

Our sista Ami was in town for a very few fleeting hours Friday night and Saturday morning...We managed to rock out, catch up, and yes, pose a little!Ami's visit: including Beth and Chris, Rob Z and Oz; Dec. 28/29.07...

Favorite Photos of the Year, Part 2: Socializing

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Favorite Photos of the Year, Part 1

Ava...

Around the Corner

New Haven, 11.07...

Ham With The Queen

Annie and KO with Lil Kim by Wordhumper, NYC, 11.10.07...

Tongue. Cheek. Wink. Nod.

"Tussin" art from a Gallery on Ludlow, NYC, 11.10.07...

Afternoon Delightful

Polaroids of Kayt: Klein Tower, Beineke & Grove St. Cemetary, New Haven, ko/11.4.07...

Alley Kayt

Kayt, New Haven, 11.3.07...

Kaytness

Kayt in New Haven, 11.03.07...

Another Kind of Victory

Yes, the Red Sox won the World Series, and yes, I was super superstitious about posting anything until they had clinched their sweep of the Colorado Rockies!!! But! This post is about Alec Baldwin. He is an acting tour de...

Blood Diamond

Did you see Blood Diamond? Stellar! Around here "it's bling bang, eh?" "I like to get kissed before I get f_cked." "T.I.A." This is Africa. Leonardo DiCaprio and Djimon Hounsou are inspired and I applaud their achievements. Additionally, Jennifer Connelly,...

Photo Flashback Scantastics

Henry Thomas, Rome, KO/00Eric Krazno of Soulive, NYC, KO/00ishEric Saarinen, Santa Monica, KO/02Alice on Comedy Night, NYC, 99ishAlina with her twins Henry, Lydia & Mitchell & Grandma Iskra, East Haven, KO/07...

Photo Gallery: Beauty is Bounty

Roma, KO/00Firenze, KO/00Amsterdam and Brindisi, KO/00...

Naughty Nightlife, LA Revisited

LoveJoy, KO/3.18.06ER&CF, Hottub Haus, KO/12.3.05IN&RP, Sanctuary, Hottub Haus, KO/6.17.05...

Revisiting "The Dangerous Life Of

Alter Boys" Good film. Entertaining. Original. Familiar. Creative. Sincere. Determined. Sad. Worth revisiting....

They Can't Take This Victory Away From Us

Climate change campaigner Al Gore and the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have been jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Congratulations to Al Gore! His office has issued this statement (from an email): I am deeply honored to receive...

Art Is Ego, Sanctuary

Partial of Door Collage, Sanctuary, Hottub Haus, 04-05...

Dress Me Up In Your Love It Or Hate It

Is this the hotness of hauteness or the fugness of fashioness? Me likes, but might it feel like a rubber body glove on? And, so?We'd rock it...and with better posture. (source: facehunter)...

This is Sooo Perfect

source:the sartorialist...

Kids on Film

We really enjoyed this piece about especially impressive and memorable child performances in films, written by one of our favorite cyber-crushes and author of the always interesting blog A Special Way of Being Afraid, John Williams....

What a Polish Drunk Really Looks Like

Dessert!!! This super delicious dessert was created by a Polish chef, mixing every yummy ingredient available, including creativity and love. It even has a poppyseed cake layer!A Polish Drunk, Thanks to RobZ for the introduction...

Why Haven't I Seen This A Million Times Already?!

Jersey Girl, the 1992 Jami Gertz/Dylan McDermott masterpiece is a must! Also features Sheryl Lee! I am so in love with this funny, touching, honest, tender treat! Ohmygod it's delightfully funny and sweet. And sexy. One of my new favorites....

...Especially Blue

(JayHawks "Blue")...

Future Amazing Sweet Future

Ava, Maryland, Aug 25.07...

Owen...Call Me!

"He always seemed very happy to me. . . . When I heard the news this morning, I was totally shocked and, quite honestly, saddened," said Robert D. Yeoman, the cinematographer on Wilson's upcoming movie The Darjeeling Limited. "I hope...

What a Trip

Firenze e Roma, ko/2000 KO was already taking a trip back in time, and so could feeling the extended Power of Love be far behind? Oh, how Huey melts me so...That's the power of love!...

You Are Correct. These Are Mine.

The Killers are killer!!!Thanks RZ!...

Time Travels

Amsterdam and Brindisi, KO/2000...

Rar! Ack! Ugh! Fack!

Fumbled bumbled the monologue Ready then rusty dusty for audition What else to my dismay is there to say? But~ Rar! Ack! Ugh! Fack!(KO,VT/94)...

D'oh No

(thanks CS)...

Meet KatyBillHicksSimpson!

Yeah...I know...I'm the hotness......

I Heart Dlisted, I Really Do

There is no way KO could ever craft the clever attitude-heavy commentary found @ Dlisted. Yes, we love Perez...but let's be honest, Michael @ Dlisted is truly fierce without fear. He harbors no Hilton associations, and he's honest as hell....

In Shambles

We just could not resist: Excerpts from Pete Doherty's talk with London's Daily Mirror oh so cleverly spliced with drawings KO did in Amsterdam in 1997: - "I love her with all my heart. I like the way she walks...

Yipee!

Looky here! It's the Darjeeling Limited trailer!!! SO. EXCITED. TO. SEE. THIS!...

Separated By Amsterdam

Left: One of KO's 1997 Amsterdam drawings; Right: Crooner Amy Winehouse...

Knock Out Summer Suggestions...

Read: The Tender Bar J.R. Moehringer's memoir was a Times best seller for good reason. More importantly, my sista Ami raved about it, quoting it freely. It's moving, at times laugh-out-loud funny, at times too true to be real, and...

In Case You Missed It, The Abstract~er, Meaning of "Life"~ Edition, per The New Yorker...specifically the article entitled "The Meaning of Life: What Milton Bradley started" (by Jill Lepore)

This is one of my favorite articles in a long time...Arouses awe...(y)our youth, age, wisdom, wit (and witlessness), savvy, sorrow, sense of humor, desire (and desire to enjoy / be smitten), and so much more...and then some! Read it! Now!...

Happy Birthday Vincent D'Onofrio! You Are the Supreme Hotness!

Happy (belated) Birthday to Vincent D'Onofrio! June 30th marked Vincent's 48th birthday, and we are celebrating...I just want to honor Vincent, because I love him alot alot alot...Vincent, you are the hotness. Damn, I just so love him. He is...

Art Imitating Life

News networks are all about the heiress...We think these sketches are pretty......Ironically, just now, when the MSNBC broke to a commercial~ the first ad was a Hilton Hotels spot! Hahahahaha......

West Coast Hockey Captured The Cup!!!

The Ducks won the Stanley Cup!After securing a lead of 3 games to 1, tonight was the decider...The Ducks took ownership early and never faltered...Fantastic! Final score for Game 5? Ducks 6, Senators 2. Sincere congrats to the Ducks...You are...

The Definition of Hockey...Above All Else

You all know I love hockey... And obviously my favorite player~ Chris Drury~ dictates my team loyalty at this point...but one does not discount the other...KO is able to appreciate great skills and enjoy a great competition because loving hockey...

Finally! Art and Soul

For weeks KO went without access to the web...sigh...but thanks to a new power cord for my mac, we be back up and beamin' about it...One big thing y'all missed~ the premiere of my jewelry line and the unveiling of...

R.I.P.

DAVID HALBERSTAM died yesterday. An excerpt from the report in The San Jose Mercury News: David Halberstam, an award-winning journalist whose trail-blazing reporting on the Vietnam War earned him a Pulitzer Prize and national acclaim, was killed Monday morning in...

Ear Candy

More creations from my all-original collection......

A Special Way On Vonnegut

Directly From A Special Way of Being Afraid: "I honestly can't remember the last time that a celebrity's passing truly affected me. In 1990, I was a junior in high school. Our English class was assigned, in pairs, to...

Sears on Vonnegut

"Kurt Vonnegut - So He Goes Kurt Vonnegut passed away earlier this week. I'd written a lot throughout my youth before discovering his work but it was he who taught me to write less. If that makes any sense. His...

Getting Crafty Up In Here

Made some earrings today as part of my plan to sell my babies (yay! no more giving them away! finally!), starting with the Westville Art Walk on May 12th. KO be craftin' a sh!tload of earring$! Yay! See how lovely...so...

Put The Message In The Box

Jedi Mailbox, New Haven, 3/07...

Two Doors, One Destiny

Choosing, New Haven, 3/07...

Art, Fuoco, Inspiration

Had a great time at artist Eduardo Giannattasio's exhibit reception on Saturday at the White Space Gallery in New Haven. His paintings are bold, beautiful and unique. Eduardo was lovely and gracious we feel honored to've had some quality time...

Mirror Me

After visiting with esteemed artist Chuck Close on Sunday, KO couldn't help but snap some self portraits* whilst walking uptown towards the train...Here are three of my favorites from the impromptu shoot...KO by KO, 3.4.07, NYC *I really like the...

Art and...Fuoco!

The most wonderful thing just happened to me... Feeling like I needed a good kick in the bum, I grabbed my Keith Haring art book (written in italian and english) to polish up my italian language skills (I used to...

Mesmerizing, Mystifying Magic Man

Caught some of the David Blaine's marathon last night on TLC, and I must say, the man is absolutely intriguing, fascinating and fun. In case y'all haven't already, do check out Drowned Alive, Magic Man and Street Magic on TLC...All...

Close to Fine

Last week KO met famed painter/photorealist/photographer/artist Chuck Close. Not only was he a gracious and inspired conversationalist, but he also invited KO to visit his studio in NYC. Yay. And in fact, KO did visit his space on Sunday for...

At a CrossRoads?

Still Funny!!!...-from-a-few-years-ago-Genius!...The New Yorker comic...

Congrats Marty!

Finally!!! We knew this was your year!!!...

Oscar Trivia

Dreamgirls has the most nominations in history without receiving a Best Picture nod; not since the very first Oscars have none of the Best Actor nominees appeared in any of the nominated Best Pictures; and only once before have none...

Random Dali Quote of the Day

"It so happens that I attach to spinach, as to everything more or less directly pertaining to food, essential values of a moral and esthetic order." ~Salvador Dali, The Secret Life of Salvador Dali by Salvador Dali...

From My Sista In The Bay...

Thanks to my sista Ami for a sweet cell-pic...KO sooo be lovin' the long-distance love, always...My sista always generously delivers!!!Ami by Ami, 2.12.07, SFKO with AK and Ami, NYC, 1/07...

Art Directed Awesomeness

KO recently reunited with Rob Z and, in the process, some of the old yet timely artifacts from the barroom in the basement at the old Oliver house. It was inevitable, then, that KO would put together a picture portraying...

Back With A Vengeance

Got my charger back...Yay!Hit Me You Can't Hurt Me, KO/07Fool's Paradise, KO/07Running With The Devil, KO/07 *p.s. Thank you CE!!!...

Daddy Is An Artist, Mama Never Sleeps At Night

Art by Daddy, Dec. 2006...

We Carry Each Other

My sista Ami is so ridiculously awesome...and unsurprisingly always has been... Back in the day, she'd humor me for photoshoots that were pure and plentiful...our adventures have never stopped, she is my soul sista...her creativity is epic & our friendship...

At Last, The Amagansett Series

Yay!!! KO finally got back to CT and the scanner...and so...finally... With much excitement and pure-of-heart joy, I present (the first batch of) selects from the writer's retreat in heaven last week with Ash & Hollywood!Celebrating genius and genius...this picture...

The Art Of Ego Painted In A Different Light

Leggo My Ego by KO...

Meta Martini

KObyKO, NYC, 1/07...

How Much Time Do You Have?

KO is SUCH a fan of all the LOVE, and all the criticism...Yay! Not only does it build character, but it builds strength!!! KO loves for serio YOU (yes you!!!) ALOT!!!~ Yes, YOU!!! I thank YOU!KO captures KO getting Layed,...

Perfect Plate Preserved

(Saran Wrap)-Sealed Dinner Is Served, Westville, 1.26.07...

Art and Soul

My beautiful and lovely sista Ami forwarded some pictures (via cell phone) of her latest pieces...Sista got soul...Not only is she a midwife, a model and a sailer (it's like sex in some circles), she's also an amazing artist...See for...

Where I'm From...

The past few days have been very intense, and I'll be the first to admit I've slacked a little with the writing portion of the site, but the photos have really made me so happy, and hopefully you are all...

The Prettiest Star

The Ultimate/Epic/Unforgettable Photo Shoot (Selects), Starring Annie, Featuring KO, NYC/Prospect Heights, 1.20.07...

Another Drive-By Shooting

My first drive-by was inspired...and even though I was only able~ as I drove-by yesterday~ to get three shots off (total) due to time constraints and a Hood weathered by the weather (er...ha), I still think I hit on something......

We Are Star...Dust

(Source: INDEXED)...

Feeling It Out In A Familiar City

Latenight New Haven, January 2007KO "my space is the exhibit" series, January 2007KO "my space is the exhibit" series, January 2007...

Golden Creations

You may remember me telling you that Saturday night I met up with Nik at his friend Piet's party. Well it turns out Piet isn't just a fellow-photog-fiend, he's also an artist. He crafts these crazy cool grenade oil lamps....

Tea for Tanglewood

A Tanglewood treasure, Vermont, 1.2.07...

Portrait of the Ninja by an Artist

ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!From Ninja: "Herr Director Yann Samuell started out as a storyboard artist..... He puts these characterizations of different crew members on every call sheet. I got one, yay!" Yay, indeed babe!!! This sh*t is brilliant!!! The bananas!!!...