Thursday, June 25, 2009

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19 comments:

Aeron said...

These are fantastic, I enjoy the alien landscape vibe.

ULAND said...

Are you painting?

SEAN ÄABERG said...

You using that pull apart technique thing? These are fun, but very unfinished feeling.

Jeffrey Meyer said...

Defintiely fragments, Sean. Parts of an otherwise unseccuessful, unfinished piece -- using the technique you mention (I can never remember the damn name -- kinda like Rorschach, I think Ernst used it a lot too... "fromage"? not sure).

I'm not painting, strictly speaking, Luke, but I have been trying to incorporate more markmaking into some collage work. Not really going well, but we'll see.

Jeffrey Meyer said...

"unsuccessful"

Anonymous said...

the name is Décalcomanie.
Logoeme

Anonymous said...

Dominguez was the first artist to use it.
Logoeme

Anonymous said...

He discovered it in 1936. (Oscar Dominguez)

Anonymous said...

Why did you write "fromage"?
Logoeme

Logœme said...

Decalcomania in English.

Logœme said...

Does anybody has the guts to answer this: why did Jeffrey write "fromage".

SEAN ÄABERG said...

Fromage: Because all French words sound the same. It's like Decoupage but with a bit more Frottage. Thanks for the info, Loeoeme, also, yes Jeffrey, Max Ernst uses alot & rocks the fucking house with it.

Logœme said...

Décalcomania comes from tracing and mania. Oh ok découpage, collage. Fromage. Your french seems good Sean.

SEAN ÄABERG said...

I occassionally feel bad about only knowing English, but i do actually pay attention to other languages, just not enough to speak or write them in any coherent matter.

Jeffrey Meyer said...

'Does anybody has the guts to answer this: why did Jeffrey write "fromage"'

Not exactly sure what you're implying (if anything) but the answer has already been stated in my comment above: I couldn't think of the word, and "fromage" came to mind, right or wrong. What's the big conspiracy?

Anonymous said...

It’s ok ; when I was in England people would say “sorry I made a French”. I know it is the way the language is. But most people here are native English speakers. So I’m fine if somebody write “I made a French” or if you make a pun “fromage” but you have to accept that I can be paranoid. Among the artists, in Nottingham, my two “best friends” were a back guy and a Korean guy and it was not that much a coincidence: people were not racist but when most English were speaking about me, I had no name I was “the French guy”.
L.

Jeffrey Meyer said...

You're right, I made a deliberately racist pun.

In my defense, I'd like to say that I hate ALL artists, not just Frogs and queers.

Anonymous said...

Yea… My reaction must be something which comes from my childhood: we used to be very provocative and fight during parties with small minded racist guys… Sometime we actually were not that right because we were very anti-clerical and sometime our behaviour just debased the costumes in a way that was fun but which they couldn’t understand. Sometime we just protected our Arabic friends. Also in England my Lithuanians friends were very aggressive when it was about the way they though the Englishs perceived foreigners. I don’t care about racist jokes actually and I must say some artists who were not racist did mime or parody or did radicalise racism on stage. And they were strongly attacked by communities (trials…) I support those artists.
L.

Anonymous said...

Costums must be custums in my text but I guess we also dressed very weird.