Thursday, March 01, 2007

Art Appreciation with copyranter, #6.


Microscopic views of Split Ends. Estimated Value: negligible.


(click image to fully appreciate)
"Split Endz," a sculpture (?) of wardrobes, mirror, belts, training shoes, and gloss paint by artist Jim Lambie. Estimated Value: $40,000—$60,000. Sold at auction (there were 15 bids!) on February 27th, 2007 at Phillips de Pury & Company, 450 W. 15th St., New York.
previously in art appreciation with copyranter:
1. Robert Mapplethorpe, "Tomato/Knife"
2. Andy Warhol, "Oxidation"
3. Ellsworth Kelly, "The Gate"
4. Andy Warhol, "Pepper Pot"
5. "DEAD BULL: Victorious Matador"

4 Comments:

Blogger Maulleigh said...

No one should display art but museums. Can you imagine going to someone's house for dinner and they have that displayed in their livingroom? That's the kind of thing museums put right next to the restrooms or the cafeteria. It gets dusty and played with by three year olds.

9:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ok, that one's not his best. but i kinda like his floor installations. http://webexhibits.org/colorart/lambie.html

2:02 PM  
Anonymous JC said...

i see a toe in one of the shoes

3:23 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

CR,
Thanks for keeping your blog artless. Now go dismember your closet.

10:23 PM  

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