08 May 2006

Alexis Rockman



I have been meaning to write about Alexis Rockman for weeks now. And of course I don't have time to do this justice today, but incremental progress is progress. Let me set something up that I can chip away at through the week.

The thing I have been turning over in my head was some review somewhere (artnet?) that called Rockman's latest effort "as corny as grandma's toes." First, I just think that's a brilliant turn of phrase. And it's not entirely untrue. Look at this:



But I think I like the corny-as-grandmas-toes Rockman better than I like this less corny Rockman above. I think corn and apocalypse go together, that the cornier Rockmans work is, the more it succeeds. More later.

1 Comments:

Blogger chris moss said...

yep!

17 May, 2006 01:37  

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