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Posts tagged "Low-Brow"
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FEATURE: THE ART OF TIKI

The precise stages of the revival of tiki culture are not easy to reconstruct. For instance, does the 20 Jazz Funk Greats album, by Throbbing Gristle, with its mix of kitschy arrangements and exotic instrumentation, mark the beginning of the genre’s rediscovery? It did beget 1980’s Greatest Hits compilation by the same band which boasted...

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ROB CORRADETTI

If it sometimes feels as though NYC is in short supply on low-brow art, there’s probably a reason. The style has long been a harbinger of hot rod, tiki, burlesque, and surf eye candy—genre’s whose origins are decidedly non-East Coast. Rob Corradetti doesn’t seem to care. The illustrator has been hanging around Brooklyn long enough...

By: Brian
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