The title of the show could not be more appropriate.
While I've only become a fan of her work in the last 10 years, this retrospective shows her output over some 40 years. Interestingly, the work I was most drawn to today were the early photorealist paintings ones from the 70's & her most recent images. The 70's ones show incredible skill, & I had no idea that she was making works such as the couple of floor studies I show below.
My normal posts of artworks show them in frames with a little wall showing too for scale, but these are all unframed, & I feel some work better here cropped to the edge.
The 2 rooms with videos are truly mesmerizing, Pretty & Dirty. Its on till April & well worth a visit to the museum!
As with the last five years of "Best of" shows, the name is simply a hook to get you in. Music, like all forms of art, is purely subjective and I feel like terms such as "best" or "worst" should not be applied to it. This is simply some of the music that has inspired me over the last 12 months.
In typical Blurring Radio fashion, it is an eclectic contemporary feast of indie and electronic things, some in the mainstream, and some more obscure, that I hope you will enjoy the discovery of
Being a lover & collector of ephemera, it warms my heart to know there are others out there with the same obsessive gene. Old friend & New York DJ legend Stretch Armstrong, with partner Evan Auerbach have produced a book focusing on club flyers, "No Sleep : NYC Nightlife Flyers 1988-1999". When I learned about the the project, of course I was excited to see it, & that was before I learned that I was to be featured in it. Stretch came to my office & scanned flyers from my scrap books. Thrilled to be included in a publication along side such visual heroes of my own, such as HAZE & Haring!
A mixtape that spotlights the ability of producers and musicians to remix, or create a version from an original, that transforms a piece of music or a song into something that is completely different, and sometimes even better than it once was. For humor, I threw in a couple of early and very cheeky mash-ups also.
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Tame Impala - Let it Happen (Soulwax Remix)
Thom Yorke - And It Rained All Night" (Burial Remix)Nouvelle Vague - Love Will Tear Us Apart”