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stop making sense

It feels like a lifetime since part of the ‘art world’/London art scene or a functioning ‘writer’. Xmas downtime allowing old habit fall as it may perusal of ‘culture’, led to these two manifestations of ‘art’.

Would have seen this back in the day [17 years since Tate Mod opened!?]

Sensation and the everyday merged.  There are no more answers [if there ever were?] just a continuous stream of irrelevant questions, now that anything goes.

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dripping

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zimmer relax

chess sets

Strange how things stick in your head and don’t let go and you return to them again and again.

“re-animated, re-configured and re-claimed object a Readymake

It is still the Knight that enthrals me. I would happily have a whole game set just with these pieces. Truth be told whilst there are hundreds of great chess piece designs, I have never found a whole set where I am 100% delighted with all of the pieces.

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Man Ray bishop

The best option might be a set of disparate but complementer pieces? Getting the weight, material, colour/tone of all the pieces to ‘match’ would be a very interesting occupation/hobby. Sounds like a new pastime/meme to me.

brainstorm palimpsest scrapbook

something with a Chinese puzzle ball base

eggshaped-weighted-base non-topple Castle in the Pyrenes Magritte rook
Duchamp knight
Man Ray bishop
a queen with a slowmotion splash crown
Calvert-esque stupa king sans cross
Elongated neck Cluedo-gamepiece-like Staunton pawn

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Estudio Extramuros

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ici

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The front cover of the French version of Here by Richard McQuire. Just like a Hopper painting it seems full of potential, intrigue and threat?

alice

Fantastic art. A modern fairytale set within a fantasy architectural environment.

blinding

The great Thomas Dolby

stickboy

Currently reading some Koyzcan ‘stickboy‘ a Novel in Verse.

here

A brilliant, simple concept. Here. Richard McGuire. The story of the corner of a room.

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