This guy’s work brings up the question of homage. How far does an artist’s work need to be from a famous predecessor before it’s no longer plagiarism? Marth’s case is helped by the fact that his source of inspiration (Ed Ruscha) is fairly obvious, which seems to indicate that he acknowledges Ruscha’s influence.
“The Los Angeles Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne says it best, writing that L.A. Live is “fundamentally not really architecture at all but an extensive series of armatures on which the developer and its tenants can hang logos, video screens and a sophisticated range of lighting effects.”—
Over 30 slides that were part of an old Moose Lodge slide show in the 1960s. Unfortunately, the cassettes which must have gone along with them to provide the narration weren’t with the slides but I’d love to hear how they spun some of these images into a narrative called The Haven of Contentment. Let’s just say this place looks a lot closer to Twin Peaks than to Shangri-La. via Square America
My fellow tumblr users - is there something like tumblr that actually has some kind of feature to properly organize content? This tumblr is ostensibly for me to keep track of inspiring work and information, but I can’t be inspired by something I can’t find later.