Tag Archives: Tom Sachs

A Way to Create Satisfaction

“My father wanted to buy a Nikon FM2 but could not afford it so he had to settle for the Olympus OM2. Dad did this by trading in one of his disapproving father’s Minox spy cameras. As an eight-year-old, I … Continue reading

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A Love Letter to Plywood

Oh, how I love Tom Sachs. He somehow manages to find wonder in the everyday. Did I just sit through a 7 minute film about plywood? Yes. If Tom speaks your language, be sure to check out the other videos … Continue reading

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Tips for Becoming a Successful Artist

(Artist Tom Sachs in his studio) A few favorites: Pay attention to the world and people around you.  You’ll need those observations. Spend a lot of time with and around other artists. Talk. Drink with them. Go to openings with them. … Continue reading

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Exploration of Lowbrow Art and "Devil May Care Vulgarity"

(Robert Williams) Even though the term “lowbrow” was coined during the mid 1990’s(we’ll get there) by Robert Williams, the roots of the movement, also known as pop surrealism, go back decades to Southern California hotrods called“Kustom Kars” and surf culture. … Continue reading

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