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“Well Hung” Artists: Feature on Pablo Power

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Pablo Power was born in a log cabin in rural Maryland but spent his formative years in the seamy, creative crucible of Miami of the 1980’s and 90’s. While bombing every city space, Power had assembled an impressive textual design portfolio without even realizing it. After years of documenting works on the streets, he widened his frame and captured more than the paintings on the façades. Now, Power immortalizes the … Continue reading »

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“Well Hung” Artists: Feature on Jeff and Will Robbins

Jeff and Will Robbins, (Gold Metallic), 2011, 67" x 67" Blowtorch, plastic couch cover and gold leaf

Jeff and Will Robbins, (Gold Metallic), 2011, 67" x 67" Blowtorch, plastic couch cover and gold leaf

It takes two Robbins, Jeff and Will, to consider stretching the plastic cover intended to protect a couch over stretcher bars, in turn creating a transparent rather than primed surface. The deconstruction of found objects and iconography often appears in the trajectory of Contemporary Art History, yet the Kitsch factor disappears beneath layers … Continue reading »

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