#Foodporn and Sprinkled Dreamscapes
Cross-Media Artist, Los Angeles
Elise Mesner is an L.A. based painter, taste maker, cross-media artist, and fine art photographer expanding and dipping into all arty media. Everything pastel, food and drops of neon rule her work and
Whether it is a color busting shoot in front of Ugo Rondinone’s rocks or toasted bangles dangling on a girls arm, an astute eye for color and creative elements is her signature.
Her clients range from Happy Socks to Urban Decay and we are glad to
In the art world
All the good stuff is connected together like a sugar web and I love it. Good people find good people and it’s all magnetized.
Haha, oh gosh. Which account or social media? I’m on top of emails. However, my
My perfect working outfit…
As of late, it’s my long blue jean dress with giant pockets, fanny
My friend Discos recently turned me on to this local Los Angeles brand, sixty-nine.us. Sweet oversized denim to get lost in.
My everyday online art read is…
I don’t spend too much time reading online. I prefer a physical hard copy of art/lit. Something I can lay in the hammock and hold on to. Old sleepy art book stores to walk around in. Poetry books to flip thru. It’s easier to multitask with print because the likelihood of distraction is very high with online reading and I do find myself out-of-the-loop on
My necessary extravagance is…
Most ridiculous thing I ever bought…
A 1984 El Camino with a brutally cool cherry bomb
My ultimate secret after long working hours…
Standing under the hot spray of fresh eucalyptus tied to the shower head with a rose water drink in my hand and coffee scrub on my face. Invigorating. Donuts are great too.
Anything Juergen Teller puts on fabric is gold. Yoko Honda has always been a super favorite. Also, David Lynch + Christian Louboutin, Bjork + McQueen! Any mid-century/60’s art vamped into fashion is a way into my heart.
On my office
Among all the photography gear, there’s a blooming Guzmania,
I think all cities have their own gem-pie of arts. I’m rather fond of Los Angeles, Istanbul, the greatness throughout Spain.
Who are the best dressed in the art world…
Art world gent I would love to have lunch with…
I’d adore to hang and do up lunch with Mr. Ren Hang.
Artist(s) we should have on our watch list is/are…
Big fan of Blaise Cepis @itsalrightwerealright, Pat O’Rourke @chilligansisland, Lark Foord @larkfoord, Sinziana Velicescu @casualtimetravel,
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Personal Webpage: http://elisemesner.com/