Tuesday, May 13, 2008
MORE MINIATURE ARTISTS!?
Okay, so is this just a trend or an official art form now ? In one of my earlier posts this year ( here ) - I made an observation that among the art fairs here in NYC there were quite a few artists doing work with miniature plastic people. Now I see two more have ( and will) surface once again this year - one just finished in Los Angeles at the Paul Kopekien Gallery named David Demichele and the other shall grace this tiny island of Manhattan at Sloan Fine Art named Andrea Aversa. Now don't get me wrong, I'm not mocking any of these artists - I sort of like these minuscule worlds made human scale - and Andrea's priest and Airplane creations are quite nice but I just wonder where it all came for all of a sudden, leading me to ask again, is this a fad or a fixture now? Because if it is an official medium , I'll do it. Shit man, I'll do "Tiny Dreadfuls". But even more importantly, where do people get these little people from? I remember Homies in the vending machines years ago here in the city, can I use them? Would they count or is that too gauche? F'get it, I'll stick to the ink.