Denny’s Adventures in Prudence Fentons’ “The House of Prudence” (Part 4 – August 2010)

Submitted by denny September 1st, 2010
Certifikitsch Winner

These incredibly framed creations were a gift to Prudence from her friend Paul. I believe these are 3-dimensional in design and are made of paper! They really are incredible when standing face to face with them.

I haven’t seen many 3-d pieces in all my collecting travels. Of course with this shot you get my reflection and if you look closely, you can see the reflection of “eggs in a cast iron skillet” wall hanging, which of course I didn’t get to photograph as my head was swirling from excitement over being given the freedom to photograph the contents of “The House of Prudence”.

Can we say freak out!? I love this and while I know it’s a mosaic design I once again cannot recall what it is made with? This is one of my FAVORITE pieces of art here.

This once hung at “Willis Wonderland” but somehow made it over the hill and into “The House of Prudence”. That bus stop is awfully close to the house.

I do love this as well and I really love the bug out eyes of the hula girl who is strategically covering her chest with her ukulele.

I love, love, love this.

2 Responses to “Denny’s Adventures in Prudence Fentons’ “The House of Prudence” (Part 4 – August 2010)”

  1. Allee Willis

    The paper paintings are truly spectacular. Unbelievable amount of detail and made entirely of layers of cut paper. I know the dancer was a gift and the bicycle rider was found separately at a thrift shop in Ventura because I was there when Prudence found it.

    The mosaic piece of the woman with the fruit on her head is quite large, about 30″ high, and weighs a ton.

    The watercolor of the guy with the garden hose and the two woman is original advertising art.

    The ukelele player was painted in Hawaii about 10 years ago.

    The last floral piece is too muted and Hawaiiana for me. I love color and kitsch.

  2. denny

    The paper paintings fascinate me and I really love those.

    I come back and stare at the mosaic woman but had no idea she weighed a ton. (I love this Snappy P!)

    The advertising art is fun and I forgot that it was original.

    Love the ukelele player.

    I also like muted items and do love Hawaiiana, not all of it but I do come across certain things that capture my attention from time to time. I can tell you though, from living in this house that the next place will be nothing but color.