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Jim Shaw Everything Must Go

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Published on the occasion of his retrospective at the Casino Luxembourg, Jim Shaw's Everything Must Go is the first catalogue to incorporate examples of the full range of the artist's profoundly original and idiosyncratic work. A survey of his career from 1974 to the present, Everything Must Go showcases his obsessive cultural cataloguing and the depth of his colorful, ecc ...more
Paperback, 150 pages
Published November 1st 1999 by Research Art Media
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Dec 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
I can't even remember what image of Jim Shaw's caught my eye, but whatever it was, it was enough to cause me to take a book about his art out of the library.

A lot of the time I like Shaw's ideas more than the actual execution of them. He takes pop culture, especially objects and images that he absorbed growing up, and processes them through his own psyche and dreams to make his art. He is open about both his borrowing and his debt to other artists. He dislikes those who spend their lives repeati
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