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Does Morgan Spurlock's latest effort "The Greatest Movie Ever Sold" seem familiar?" It may be because it happened 13 years ago.
Conceptual artists The Art Guys (Michael Galbreath, Jack Massing) and designer Todd Oldham created this fusion of art and advertising. The Art Guys sold advertising on their suits and wore them for a year in this art project that puts marketing, branding, celebrity and pop culture under the microscope.
The similarities between this project created in 1998 and 1999 and Spurlocks Greatest Movie are eerie. At times situations and dialogue are virtually identical. There are many coincidences in the content. You be the judge... submitted for your approval.
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With Valentine's Day around the corner, Todd Oldham and The Discerning Brute: Joshua Katcher get together at Todd's downtown NYC studio to show you how to make some heart-shaped gifts that come from the heart. We both agree that this holiday is all about affordable, DIY craftiness.(See the full article at www.thediscerningbrute.com)
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...a cross between Dada and David Letterman, John Cage and the Smothers Brothers. Add a touch of Claes Oldenburg and Groucho Marx, and you've got a fair idea of the performance/conceptual art of The Art Guys."--The New York Times, 1995.
The Art Guys (Michael Galbreath and Jack Massing) have helped define and shape the conceptual art world for many years. These two artists are like Lewis and Clark chartiing the vast grey area that encompasses art, media and pop culture.
They have dropped stuff on each other's heads. That's important....a cross between Dada and David Letterman, John Cage and the Smothers Brothers. Add... more