• http://twitter.com/fakedrugnames Dr. Preston

    Appreciate the effort put into this post. Thanks.

  • http://www.artfagcity.com Paddy Johnson

    For the record, I like that Snowman. It’s an absurd, humorous piece by Tony Tasset, and I think a lot of that would be lost at Scope, where earnestness plagues the art work. Also, this piece gets more absurd the more expensive it gets, so I think that’s another point for the context of the Armory.

    • http://www.facebook.com/ehrenworth Andrew Ehrenworth

      The snowman made me laugh b/c a) it was snowing outside the day I saw it, and b) pretty much everyone’s first sculpture is…a really bad snowman. Great post AFC, again.

  • http://www.artfagcity.com Paddy Johnson

    Oh, one other note: Those Nathalie Franks are a strange departure from her earlier work, which was representational. One of her more famous paintings:


    They aren’t all that good, but I like that one better than the Bacon ones. They feel a little too similar to Bacon imo, and I don’t think the integration of different surfaces worked that well on the larger work.

  • http://twitter.com/rpeckham Robin Peckham

    I’m dying to know where you found that dolphin head sculpture.

    • http://hereisafantasy.com Corinna Kirsch

      The Dolphin heads come from Romanian (and L.A.-based gallery) Nicodim. They’re probably the best thing to photo bomb.

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