John Waters‘s art collection gets a profile in the NYT this week, as he tours the paper through his apartment and talks about his vision for collecting. “It has to sometimes, at first, make me angry,” he says. “It has to delight me and surprise me and kind of like, put me off a little bit at first, and then I embrace it. The kind of art I like is the one that makes people angry, that hate contemporary art — the ones that easily fall for the bait of it. I always go to that first.”
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George Condo- image via www.artnet.com
George Condo has exhibited extensively in both the United States and Europe. He has been included in numerous shows at The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, The Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Mexico, Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France, Stalliche Kunthstalle Baden-Baden, Germany, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands, and The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland. His work is in the permanent collections of major institutions including The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York and the Albright-Knox Museum in Buffalo, New York.
George Condo “The Sandman” 2007 Oil on canvas.
[image via www.newyorker.com]
The Smiling Sea Captain- image via www.crowndozen.com
[image via www.thisislondon.co.uk/arts]
“Abstract Composition in Blue” 1998, Silkscreen.
[image via www.castkillartsociety.org]
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