Jim Shaw, The End is Here

The Jim Shaw show at the New Museum was hands down my favorite show last month. The Greater New Show at PS1 highlighted artists who collected, Jim Shaw is a collector who transforms his material.

Ken Johnson reviewed the show for the NY Times
As viewers will discover in “Jim Shaw: The End Is Here,” a mind-blowing show at the New Museum, Mr. Shaw does Surrealism, Pop Art, Abstract Expressionism, Conceptualism, cartoons and comic strips, psychedelic posters and kitschy illustration styles with an endlessly inventive comedic twist. His works range from huge to miniature and encompass political allegories and drawings documenting his dreams. They are by turns mythically resonant, laugh-out-loud funny and shockingly blasphemous. Read more here


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