Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Man...no wonder I wasn't getting anywhere with my life...I was using the wrong detergent all along!

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"Failure No Potential" - Neil Wax

4 Comments:

Blogger Jef Bourgeau said...

I don't know how many of you posted your work at Saatchi's gallery site. There were 400 when I posted the info here. There are 10,000 now. That's still not bad odds. Better than the lotto. And Saatchi is making his own shortlist to purchase (I'm going to wait 6 months first, he says.).

Meantime there's a show this October drawn from the site. So join it now. And vote for whomever you want in it as well.

SAATCHI SITE: We've selected a shortlist of 30 people from the thousands on display on the Your Gallery website.
We want you to choose your three favourite artists: the 10 most popular will feature in a special show being held at the Guardian's Newsroom (London newspaper)exhibition space on October 24-28 2006.

Here's how:

· Preview the shortlisted works in our online slideshow

· Find out more about each artist by looking at the profiles page

· Place your vote and be in with a chance of winning tickets to an exclusive preview of the show on October 23 2006

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/competition/0,,-908,00.html

12:32 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Funny that most of the artists on Saatchi's short list appear to be highly skilled in realist painting while his own stable is full of crap that a kindergarten student could do, but we're talking about Mr Wax's piece here. The funniest part about that is the artist's name.

12:04 PM  
Blogger Jef Bourgeau said...

i suppose the difference between saatchi's own choices and these are that among the jurors were artists marc quinn and cornelia parker and the curator from white cube gallery.

anyway, i think it's still an easy way to display your work online and maybe even get noticed in an international context.

12:38 AM  
Blogger galleryrevisited said...

Thanks for posting Neil's work, detroitarts!
Hmm... yes, this has nothing to do with the saatchi site, and yes, Wax is his real name.
Anyway, I don't want to perpetuate the digressing comments, so I will stay on point:
Neil's work is funny in person too, so if you are in LA, please stop by - show ends October 7. This particular piece sold but there is a mini version available too. Check it out!

5:56 PM  

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