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hat tip Reneabythe and Techhive

- tom moody

February 21st, 2015 at 9:16 am

Posted in art as criticism

the new aesthetic

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joy (left); dates (right)

- tom moody

February 14th, 2015 at 10:14 am

petty man smears men

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reneabythe: honey, it's liquified, not smeared
tommoody: honey, I know (are you male or female?)

- tom moody

February 14th, 2015 at 10:13 am

lol u madden

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- tom moody

February 8th, 2015 at 7:23 am

kraftwerk X

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- tom moody

February 8th, 2015 at 7:22 am

double entendre

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- tom moody

February 8th, 2015 at 7:22 am

four chairs and meat

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hat tips worm and whoever dumped the steak

- tom moody

February 4th, 2015 at 1:04 pm

laptop stands

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hat tips dvvdpw, jimpunk, cory & jamie arcangel

- tom moody

February 4th, 2015 at 1:04 pm

pig_bisect

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- tom moody

February 4th, 2015 at 1:04 pm

corny-core variation

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Seacrestcheadle destroys the hopes of aspiring self-promoters with this interpretation of Ryder Ripps' interpretation of Adrianne Ho's self-interpretation as a "brand model."
Ripps' Adrianne Ho project was covered here last summer -- it's just now reached the public stage (in the form of a painting show at Postmasters gallery) where it can be denounced by the critics. Artnet's Paddy Johnson made her own predictions about the Postmasters event part of her review -- always a sound critical practice -- but apparently missed that Ripps' "corny-core" tumblr preceded the show by six months, had already been covered, and wasn't just a "custom slideshow" to accompany the exhibit.
Hadn't planned to revisit this but her review inspired a couple of tweets:

what artnet calls ryder ripps' "custom slideshow" explains the Adrianne Ho project much more lucidly and amusingly than the artnet review Jan 31

artnet defends self-objectifying fashion model from artist's touchscreen defacement -- who will be defended next -- how about @McDonalds Feb 1

- tom moody

February 2nd, 2015 at 9:59 am