Tag Archives: NYC

Stoke is Cool

As if making it to the FA Cup semi-finals and as good as beating the Chelsea Billionaires Soccer and Shotgun Association yesterday wasn’t enough, blog devotee Phil of the Madbury Club has been reppin down in the Tri-state area, NYC. … Continue reading

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I may write something later

I can feel myself gearing up to it; meanwhile, here’s a pair of Jacksons; I believe Jackson the Mogul described the one on the wall as, What’s it all about? Pollocks.

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Fetish object

We all have that item we regret not buying. For me, I am too frequently thinking about these Prada neckties that I was looking at in this boutique in SoHo last year. They were the perfect width (45mm) but I … Continue reading

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A message from my great editor in NYC

I was just struggling to keep this blog multifarious and totally happening when I opened up this ace correspondence from Marian Lizzi. Jack and I met her for lunch when we were over there in February and for reasons that … Continue reading

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Elsworth Kelly

Red Green Blue Hard-edged, colourfield, ex-military, work inspired by the shadows of camouflage, the construction and deconstruction of ‘stuff.’ Also been known to use household paint on MDF. That’s my kind of art. I’ll be waxing on about Gary Hume … Continue reading

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In the days of the Manifesto

I consulted my ‘Art in Theory, 1900-1990 : An Anthology of Changing Ideas’ (Harrison and Wood) (It was one of my favourite books when I was at art school, over a thousand pages of extraordinary ‘stuff’ – nothing could be … Continue reading

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Barnett Newman

Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue III, 1966/67 Newman said this, apparently: It is true that Rothko talks the fighter. He fights, however, to submit to the philistine world. My struggle against bourgeois society has involved the total rejection … Continue reading

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