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The More I See of Men

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Michael Waugh’s drawings utilize an ancient Hebrew form of calligraphy called micrography, in which minute words are written out so that you see an image from a distance. The text used in most of these drawings comes from government reports commissioned by US presidents. In these drawings, Waugh plays with the idea of a commission both in art and in politics, with the idea that whoever commissions something, even with the best, open-minded intentions, can’t help but influence the outcome. The worst case scenario for commissioned art is something banal. The worst case scenario in the case of politics is propaganda. Waugh uses dogs in these drawings not only because they are a favorite topic in popular art but also because of what dogs can symbolize. Dogs have been bred to have the desire to serve, to listen. Many of the dogs in these drawings appear to be listening, waiting. This is both significant and absurd when combined with political reports that have been published... More > for the concerned public.< Less
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Product Details

Publisher
Schroeder Romero Gallery
Published
September 28, 2011
Language
English
Pages
34
File Format
PDF
File Size
72.51 MB

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