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Hello Kitty as Indian Trickster

Posted in Art & Culture, I Heart Tricksters with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on September 23, 2008 by alphabetfiend
I wish I owned this Kitty Krishna by Vickie Berndt

I wish I owned this Kitty Krishna by Vickie Berndt

I think it’s true what they say about not buying art to match your furniture but damn this baby would look bitchin with my light blue couch and my Babe the Blue Ox!   

Babe the Blue Ox would crish on Kitty Krishna

Babe the Blue Ox would crish on Kitty Krishna

But that’s not why I covet it.  I love the tongue-in-cheek goofiness, the meeting of minds between the trickster Krishna and the glamorous Hello Kitty.  Between spirituality and pop culture, the humorous & the holy.  It’s groovy.  I dig it.  Beat.  Plus that crown is FABULOUS!  Vickie Berndt has an amazing vision.  Clever and weird, cutsie yet penetrating.  Last week I dreamt that Berndt’s  “Divine Goddess” (Drag Queen Divine as an Indian Goddess) was stolen!  In the dream I realized that Berndt’s Divine was the new Mona Lisa. 

Another witty beauty by Vickie Berndt

Another witty beauty by Vickie Berndt

To see more of Berndt’s work:    http://vickiberndt.com/fs.html     Have fun!

Alphabetfiend is Dia VanGunten — a writer & wanna-be circus freak living in Austin, Texas.

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