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Monday, June 18, 2012
Recyling Images: Warhol and Basquiat Olympic Art
Between 1983 and 1985, Basquiat and Warhol did a series of collaborative works. The 1984 Olympic games inspired this piece, which will be used as official art during the London games of 2012. Some say the two became somewhat co-dependent on each other during this period. As by then, Warhol's star was waning and Basquiat's was just rising. Still the interesting mix of "ready-made" iconography with oppositional graffiti was powerful. Get more-- Artlyst.
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Featured: John Ross' shopping cart chair; Life Pittsburgh's art panel of reused papers; Biko's sax, James Simon's glass embellished bust; CC McBeth's salvaged cheeseboard mask; a KH Mural detail of "green" artist, Vanessa German; Barb Ali's shard earrings; Bill Cousins' recycled sign of "Peace,"and a painting of salvaged logo wrappers from the Artz Explosion Event at Duquesne U. Also, decorating tips: Plain sticks painted to look like red coral and a cool pic of an rusty letter plate by photographer Bob Strovers. Caught recycling: A "polo" Player from Bike Pittsburgh with salvage wheel guards, Green Artists Brenda Aminah Lynn Robinson w/LaVerne Kemp; Artist, Susan Constanse, who reuses old canvas, and a young man found knitting in The Strip with sustainable bamboo needles.