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Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by SoCal2NYC, Jun 15, 2007.

  1. mordecai

    mordecai Senior member

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    Jim Shaw

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    Dream Object (At a LACE meeting with Liz Taylor in some warehouse I realized I could make (as Dream Objects) stuff I'd not dreamt of like the giant ear lounge chair), 2007

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    Nose Sculpture Wall Sconce (Latino), 2007

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    Quicksand, 2005

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    Dream Object ("I was working on a collage of legs coming from the torso of a woman who was on hands & knees but she ended up looking like a hippo with teats." ) , 2007

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    Dream Object (I was looking at drawings of successful business men which became increasingly distorted and became a pornographic hedge...) , 2001
     
  2. StephenHero

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    Definitely photoshopped. You can tell because women aren't centipedes.
     
  3. mordecai

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    Come on, I know you laughed at the titles.
     
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    Shaw's work is so awesome, I need to pick up the dream objects book.
     
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    Went to the Odilon Redon exhibit while in Paris. Never heard of the artist before but came out happy that I went. One of my favorites: [​IMG]
     
  6. StephenHero

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    He's one of my favorite "auter" artists. There is a definite peculiarity to the mood and atmosphere of his drawings and paintings, but it's not in the typically expressive or visually arresting way that other early modernist painters were. I've always grouped him in with Morandi as an artist who was content to let his quirky creativity sit just below the surface of any invited attention. The flowers are the best. I didn't initially think much of them, but suddenly I started liking them because of how boring and un-avant garde they were.
     
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    I think what I liked most about his works was that in a lot of his pieces you could see in the detail human body's. I don't know if that was just my imagination or if he did that on purpose either way it made me take more time examining each piece.
     
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    I just bought it last week. Really nice book.
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    Been to François Morellet exhibit last night in centre pompidou. Definitely worth a visit if you like the artist.
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    I saw Odd Nerdrum mentioned a few pages ago. Didn't see any of his work, though, so I thought I'd share a few images. Definitely one of the great technical experts of the late 20th century, but some of his work would be impossible to own, at least for me.

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  11. mordecai

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    I've never liked Nerdrum, or understood the appeal really.
     
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    For me, the rather limited appeal is all about his technical fluency. The guy paints as well as an Old Master, which makes him something of a novelty these days. But since that is true, the subject starts to matter again, and...well, I don't want a picture of women shitting on a rock hanging in my house. And this is from a guy who collects nudes and has no aversion whatever to sexual or otherwise adult content.
     
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    Hammer museum has a ton of stuff coming up that I need to see: Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy, Paul Thek retrospective, Ed Ruscha exhibit.

    Even a J.J. Abrams lecture for you LOST fans.
     
  16. mordecai

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    You don't like Tim Burton either? Good. Can't stand him.
     
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    And just when I thought it couldn't get worse than the fucking Street Art show up at MoCA.
     
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    Is sagging attendance the main reason behind Jeff's populist art show plan?
     
  20. mordecai

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    No I think mostly he just has shitty taste, and also stands to gain personally from these sorts of shows. LACMA's shows are almost certainly a marketing plan and have been pretty transparently since Michael Govan took the helm.
     

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