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PCP Press Announces 3 New ‘Raymond Pettibon’ Twitter Complications

Tuff Luyv by Raymond Pettibon and PCP Press   SCKONTHIS!! by Raymond Pettibon and PCP Press   SCKONTHIS!! by Raymond Pettibon and PCP Press
Tuff Luyv:
The Abridged Raymond Pettibon Twitter Compilation
by Raymond Pettibon
  SCKONTHIS!!:
The Essential Raymond Pettibon Twitter Compilation
by Raymond Pettibon
  my fists r free:
186 Twitter Poems

by Raymond Pettibon
Conceived and produced by PCP Press   Conceived and produced by PCP Press   Conceived and produced by PCP Press
2021, Paperback, 680 pgs.   2021, Paperback, 669 pgs.   2021, Paperback, 389 pgs.
ISBN: 979-8747765139   ISBN: 979-8743817795   ISBN: 979-8749386295
$35.95 Amazon.com   $35.95 Amazon.com   $18.95 Amazon.com

Raymond Pettibon’s writings embraced the expanse of social-media digital technology while allowing a more intimate glimpse at the artist. Between February 2011 and February 2021, Pettibon posted something in the region of eighteen thousand digital comments on Twitter.

SCKONTHIS!!, Tuff Luyv, and my fists r free are 3 books based on the entire transcripts that appear here for the first time.

This eclectic collection demonstrates the range of Pettibon’s thinking as he embarks on an artistic enlightenment project. Pettibon’s digital writings reveal the artist in a creative-informal rather than critical-formal mode. They flesh out ideas elucidated in his artworks, none of which are represented here.

The twits cover topics as varied as golf, oral, life, and art history—subjects chosen at random for broad appeal andexamined with passion and insight.

Raymond Pettibon’s (b. 1957) influential oeuvre engages a wide spectrum of American iconography variously pulled from literature, art history, philosophy, religion, politics, sports, and alternative youth culture, among other sources. Intermixing image and text, his drawings engage the visual rhetorics of pop and commercial culture while incorporating language from mass media as well as classic texts by writers such as William Blake, Marcel Proust, John Ruskin, and Walt Whitman.

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Meet LG Williams: Artist — Shoutout LA, April 29

Meet LG Williams: Artist
April 29, 2021 — SHOUTOUT LA / VOYAGELA — Sarah Abrams


We had the good fortune of connecting with LG Williams and we’ve shared our conversation below:

LG, what is the most important factor behind your success / the success of your brand?

“At the Enchanted Hunters Senior Retirement Village (overlooking Forest Lawn atop the Hollywood Hills), I’ve now scrapped Post-Performative Art—to become ‘The Distinguished AARP Resident of Neo-Post-Performative Art.’ I’m thrilled. By the way, this artistic accolade is one of the most unusual and elevated leisure distinctions found in today’s expansive Senior Living communities. I finally feel I can make my dreams and passions come alive. I’ll tap into my unlimited creative potential after Bingo night in this vital role—just like in the Hollywood movies…”

Read The Full Interview Here: https://shoutoutla.com/meet-lg-williams-artist/

* Artwork / Photo Information and Credits: https://shoutoutla.com/meet-lg-williams-artist/

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Wayne Thiebaud Lectures on Art and Drawing

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Wayne Thiebaud Lectures on Art and Drawing

Compiled by LG Williams
Introductory Essay by Gene Cooper 
272 pages, PCP Press

1 edition (February 23, 2018)
ISBN-10: 1985865432
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For four decades, the legendary painter Wayne Thiebaud taught, passionately, at the University of California Davis, until retiring aged 70. As a teacher, Thiebaud had introduced thousands of undergraduates to the delights of great art and art making. Thiebaud still refers to exercises he would assign his students when explaining the dynamics of his own works. Here, collected for the first time, are student records of Thiebaud’s famous lectures, which include Beginning Drawing, Descriptive Drawing, Life Drawing, Beginning Painting, Printmaking, and Theory and Criticism. These lecture notes are, apart from everything else, delightful and vibrant. They are concrete, efficient, not the wanderings of an imported academic star who takes class off early to get to the tennis courts.
.Wayne Thiebauld Lectures on Art and Drawing

 

The Book Of…[Your Name Here]

LG Williams The Book Of

The Book Of … is a series of photography books by American artist LG Williams. The Book Of [Your Name Here] series, originating in January 2015, is an artistic re-examination of the “miracle” of the daguerreotype photograph, in which the artist reaches back to the birth of photography.

On August 19, 1839 the French Academy of Sciences announced the invention of the daguerreotype by the scene painter and physicist Louis-Jaques-Mande Daguerre (1787-1851). Word of the discovery spread swiftly, and the daguerreotype photography enjoyed great popularity until the 1850s, especially in America where the process was free from patent restrictions.

While there was great demand for portraits captured by the “miracle” of photography, early daguerreotype technology had its shortcomings. The necessarily long exposure times that were required to capture an image, fifteen minutes on average under bright lights, led to necessarily inevitable lacunae in representing the subject. The resulting single image daguerreotypes are de facto composites of the lapsed long exposure time, but not, as was purported, scientifically captured replicas of both time and image.

This publication and series presents an opportunity for Williams to provide an artistic, political, and social perspective on the missing truths, images, and loss of time that occurred during the age of Daguerre. In other words, each book from this single-portrait-series consists of hundreds of continuous images during a fifteen-minute stretch of time, or just about as many images as the artist could take as fast as possible using his out-dated FujiFilm FinePix Z70 3-MP Digital Camera. From this historical perspective, Williams’ series points to the limitations of daguerreotype photography with the seemingly limitless possibilities of contemporary analogue-image capture and production.

The books are published by PCP Press and available on Amazon.com.

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TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT (TLS — MAY 27) REVIEWS TWO LG WILLIAMS’ (PCP PRESS) BOOKS: WASTED WORDS & DUST BUNNIES BY ART CRITIC DAVE HICKEY & ART HISTORIAN JULIA FRIEDMAN

Dave Hickey Julia Friedman PCP Press

Read the TLS review here (pdf)

Many other reviews can be found at PCP Press:  www.pcppress.com

Below: Watch Dave Hickey and Julia Friedman discuss the 2 books at UCLA The Hammer Museum.

Below: at SITE Sante Fe

More information can be found at PCP Press:  www.pcppress.com

Now In Stores for the Holidays!! and U.S.A. Government Shutdown 2013!! The Subprime Mortgage Crisis Bailout Coloring Book (2013)

LG Williams The Subprime Mortgage Crisis Bailout Coloring Book (2013)The United States Subprime Mortgage Crisis was a series of events and conditions that led to a financial crisis and subsequent recession that began in 2008. It was characterized by a rise in subprime mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures. The crisis had severe, long-lasting consequences for the U.S. economy.

Between June 2007 and November 2008, Americans lost more than a quarter of their net worth. Nearly 9 million jobs were lost during 2008 and 2009, roughly 6% of the workforce. U.S. housing prices fell nearly 30%. Nevada was the worst-hit state in the country with one home foreclosure filing for every 23 households.

In September 2008, several major financial institutions collapsed. By early 2009, the U.S. stock market average fell approximately 50%.

The Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis Bailout Coloring Book will introduce to the children of America the unprecedented burden imposed on them, and generations to come.

The Subprime Mortgage Crisis Bailout Coloring Book
by LG Williams / The Estate of LG Williams
2013, Paperback, 207 pages
PCP Press $29.95

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FOR SALE BY ARTIST (2013) by LG Williams / The Estate of LG Williams in Night Gallery’s Publication Night Papers IV, Summer 2013

Night Gallery Papers IVFOR SALE BY ARTIST (2013) by LG Williams / The Estate of LG Williams in
Night Gallery’s publication Night Papers IV, Summer 2013

LG Williams’ MONA LISA: How To Explain Art
To The Sports Generation (2004)

LG Williams Mona Lisa

(Below) Renowned British art historian Martin Kemp, acknowledged as the world authority on Leonardo da Vinci, spoke about the iconic Mona Lisa as a statement of the artist’s ideas about nature and the natural world. November 5, Laguna Art Museum.

Kemp Williams Laguna Art Musem

Above (R) on projected screen: LG Williams, How To Explain Art To The Sports Generation (Mona Lisa), 2004, 40 x 30” (Variable), Reflective Ink Silkscreen on Engineer Grade Reflective Sheeting on Heavy-Duty Aluminium. Collection: Dr. Julia Friedman, Brentwood, CA.

LG Williams Mona Lisa Laguna Art Museum California Cool 2017

LG Williams Mona Lisa (2004) at The Laguna Art Museum

LG Williams Mona Lisa For The Sports Generation (2004)

•  2004 — Press Release (2004) with Ralph Nader: How To Explain Art To The Sports Generation (pdf)
•  2005 — Los Angeles Times, A mart for new art: Contemporary pieces are stock in trade at artLA, Suzanne Muchnic (pdf)
•  2011 — GrandBag Art Magazine, LG Williams Interview with Alexis Jama Bieri (French), www.grandbag.fr (In English)
•  2013 — Java Magazine, LG Williams: Unconventional Wisdom, Jenna Duncan (pdf) (archived)
•  2013 — Fruit Of The Forest Magazine #4, fruitoftheforestmagazine.com (pdf)
•  2017 — California Cool 2017, Laguna Art Museum, Staff Picks (archived 0102)