Posts Tagged: Jim Shaw

Jack Chick (1924-2016)

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Jack Chick died this Sunday, at age 92. The reclusive, L.A.-born cartoonist was best known for evangelical tracts that became a key point of reference for Jim Shaw, Mike Kelley, and artists of the… More ›

Famous Monsters of Filmland

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Should art museums show film? LACMA has come down on the affirmative side of the question, notwithstanding the Academy Museum being built next door. LACMA has already done a number of major film… More ›

Quote of the Day: Jim Shaw

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“For a lot of the things that I buy on eBay, I’m the only bidder.” —Jim Shaw in The New York Times. His show at the New Museum, New York, opens today and runs through Jan. 10,… More ›

Broken Window Theory

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LACMA has recently put on view Étienne Moulinneuf’s Back From the Market, a trompe l’oeil painting it acquired with deaccession funds in 2007. Just so it’s clear what you’re… More ›

The Muse

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Like James Ensor, Basil Wolverton is having a moment. Wolverton was a cartoonist, best known for his work with Mad Magazine in the 1950s, including this 1954 cover. There’s a Wolverton show at… More ›