Jim Shaw: The Hidden World: Didactic Art Collection

Jim Shaw: The Hidden World: Didactic Art Collection
Library Shelf Location 18.SHAW
Publication Date 2014

Secret societies, far-fetched orders and fraternities, evangelical and fundamentalist movements, New Age spiritualists, Scientologists, Mormons, Freemasons, ultraconservatives and all kinds of conspirators, encyclopaedias for children and even Dr. Netter's famous medical illustrations - Jim Shaw is showing in this catalogue his incredible collection of didactic art that accounts for his main source of inspiration. Renowned for his striking paintings, drawings, videos, installations and performances, Jim Shaw is also a compulsive collector, constantly on the hunt for pop culture pieces in thrift stores or on the internet. The catalogue gives the reader the chance to dive into an overflowing world of paintings, sculptures, brochures, t-shirts, books, vinyls and educational material, that recycle the myths and beliefs of America.

ISBN 9783863355845
Quantity 1
Pages 512
Editor Marc-Oliver Wahler
Format Hardback
Publisher Koenig Books
Related Artist Jim Shaw
Keywords Collecting, found images, Found objects, UFOs, Comics, Religions and religious concepts
Language English

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