Saturday, May 2, 2009

AMY CASEY AND THE END OF THE WORLD

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Not to put a damper on your day or anything, but for the past three years I've been pretty convinced of the fact that civilization has reached its peak and that its all down hill from here on out. Yes, good afternoon!!

So even before I read Amy Casey's artist's statement, I knew what her paintings were about. Civilisation hanging by a thread, piles of rubble, faulty foundations, and webs of unreliable and dangerously volatile electronic systems. To her credit, she also attempts to convey a sense of community and resilience despite all odds.

Love, love.
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2 comments:

kaitlyn said...

hiiighly stylized. i love it. i love her concept. i love everything about her work.

Alice X said...

i love her work but not what it says. maybe i'm an optimist but i highly doubt that this is the peak. judging from all the terrible things in the world, we haven't reached a peaceful way to live with earth and each other yet.