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GALLERIA MASSIMO DE CARLO - Unique artwork

Jim Shaw

Study for Man-Machine (Woman and Dixie Cups), 2016
EUR 4.864,00
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  • COMPOSITION
    100% Paper
  • DIMENSIONS
    Height 27.8 cm, Width 35.3 cm
  • DELIVERY TIMES & COSTS
    You will receive the artwork in 15 to 20 days. Due to special handling and documentation, we require a little longer than our usual delivery times.

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  • DESCRIPTION
    This unique work on paper by Jim Shaw forms part of the series “Study for Man-Machine”. The artist challenges the fundamental principles of American Pop culture, reinterpreting advertising images from the fifties, in which detailed illustrations of men and women are combined with mechanical grafts, creating anachronistic cybourgs.
  • ARTIST
    Jim Shaw is an American artist based in Los Angeles. A severe critic of both vices and virtues with the irony and playfulness of pop, the frenzy of expressionism and the ferocity of Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting, he finds his inspiration in comics, in pulp novels, in rock music and, in general, in popular and underground culture. Frenetic and prolific, Shaw mixes everything that comes his way like a blender–whether it's images, techniques or styles–creating cycles of work to engage him for years, using any media that will oblige him in his stream of consciousness, from painting to video and installation, among others. Extremely consistent and paradoxically linear, Jim Shaw's oeuvre looks at social conditions as well as psychological states experienced and regurgitated by the artist himself, creating a powerful and fascinating fresco of contemporary chaos. A contemporary of Mike Kelley and Tony Oursler, Jim Shaw has shown in major museums and international exhibitions, from the Venice Biennale to the MoMA and the Whitney in New York.
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