JIM SHAW, Hairdo, 2012

JIM SHAW, Hairdo, 2012
61 x 45,7 cm
lithograph, signed, numbered, edition 100
produced by Baltic, Gateshead, UK         € 436,- / £ 350.-  November 2012

The comic book image ‘Hairdo’ of a 1960s bouffant wig references a passage from Shaw’s proposed prog-rock opera based on his fictional religion Oism, a narrative he has been working on for more than 20 years. The image also refers to a mural ‘The Rinse Cycle’ 2012, in which a group of oversized bouffant hairdo’s hover around a desert landscape they share with the interior view of a washing machine in mid-cycle.

JIM SHAW, THE DOGZ – It’s easier in my brain / Willy Nilly, n.d. [1990]

   

JIM SHAW, The Dogz – It’s easier in my brain / Willy Nilly, n.d. [1990]
7′ vinyl 45 rpm single, day-glo ink on picture sleeve
signed
inv.JSha 000-pr

A self-pressed (neo-psychedelic) design by Jim Shaw single from 1990 features two songs penned by Jim Shaw (“It’s Easter in My Brain” b/w “Willy Nilly”) with musical backing by “The Dogz” – an all-star cast of early nineties Cal Arts graduates featuring Mike Kelley, Stephen Prina, Eddie Ruscha, Art Byington and Richie Lee. The vocalists include Shaw, Liz Larner, Maija Beeton, Cindy Bernard, Laura Graham, and Martine Tomczyk. Signed by Jim Shaw.

Cameo Appearance Records, Los Angeles, USA US$ 100.- 1990