Monthly Archives: September 2011

Mad About MAD

Just finished reviewing a Sylvia Hyman show for Nashville Scene. Hyman is a fine art ceramicist who specializes in trompe l’oeil sculpture. Hyman creates stoneware baskets that seem to be made of wood. She fashions letter envelopes out of porcelain complete with postmarked Andy Warhol stamps. Our favorite of Hyman’s objets d’art are her MAD [...]

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The Other King of Pop Bites the Sucker

Richard Hamilton died this Thursday. If you didn’t know who Richard Hamilton was, trust me, you know who Richard Hamilton was. Here is an obit that argues that Hamilton was the most influential British artist of the 20th century. I immediately thought, “Well what about Bacon??!?”. The answer to that and more after the running [...]

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