Sunday, September 13, 2009

Another Drink to Art History...

Today the opposite of tomato is a pompous old bear

graphite & putty eraser/30x20cm

The latest example of ‘roadkill’ diptych drawings processed from the subject/object matter of found ‘Readymade Cubism’ in the form of vehicle-compressed aluminium cans, this particular one again being folded into an arrangement of overlapping flat planes & displaying truncated, ‘synechdochal’ forms of its brand identity in various parts & places amongst the whole, in a manner that recalls the appearance of the archetypal ‘Hermetic’ Cubist composition (& also of examples of the subsequent ‘Synthetic’ development) & the fragmented objects-in-space therein.


Morrissey 'Vauxhall and I'
Cat Power 'The Covers Record'
Test Match Special
Eng v Aus, 4th ODI (Aus won by 7 wickets & took unassailable 4-0 lead in 7-match series)

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