Waiting #93 11 Amory

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Postby sidewaysscott on Thu Nov 17, 2011 10:45 am

fnord wrote:Mine just showed up! Looks like Brett's personally shipping them.

how does it look? I still really want one, but the price tag is holding me up.. Anyway to get some detail shots?
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Postby fnord on Thu Nov 17, 2011 10:50 am

Been at work since 2:30am, I'll see about getting some pics before or after a nap.

edit: It looks like before.

Obligatory shipping review: It came quickly through the mail without any real issue. I feel like the tube was too small but I didn't have any problems with mine.

The print is pretty remarkable, I'm very happy with it. I got to see Amory's Dark Light at jlg and after seeing this print I actually think I have an idea of how the original looks in person. However they did it the print is so low luster it does not look like a digital reproduction. I tried to capture it in the pictures below but my lighting sucks ass so I had to use flash. And it's cell phone pics :P

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Postby felocin on Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:42 pm

Wow still looks great even with the cell phone pics.
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Postby lad on Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:42 pm

gonzo- sorry no email. been slammed here for the "east austin studio tour." sebastian foster is participating. should catch up on emails tonight or tomorrow. also, the waiting #93 prints should ship early next week- waiting on a special 18 x 34 inch clear bag for them- they'll be shipping in 4" diameter tubes.
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Postby electrachrome on Thu Nov 17, 2011 9:23 pm

I'm bandwagoneering.
I'm betting this'll look pretty goddamn great all framed up. one less available for you fence sitters.
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Postby fnord on Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:36 am

For those still holding out I think they're being shipped out in reverse order, number wise, so you late comers might be getting lower numbers.
I ordered mine the day they went on sale and got 47/60.

last person through the door gets #1?
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Postby student42 on Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:04 pm

I was bummed when I thought these were sold out but I bought one from Sebastian and Foster. Lucky for me that they split up the run. I am surprised that there are any left with such a low edition number. Too much good stuff coming out lately I guess.
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Postby fnord on Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:36 pm

A lot of good stuff is commign out and Amory's work is very subdued.
His work, especially this one, is impressive on a more meditative level than a lot of other artists.
That quality doesn't translate to such quick sales as others.
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Postby bolk on Sat Nov 19, 2011 4:52 am

^^ What he said!

+1 :pint:

I'm so glad that Sebastianfoster.com link was posted! I thought this print was sold out! Thanks a lot! :clap:
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Postby alison03 on Sat Nov 19, 2011 11:58 pm

I had to pull the trigger. I shouldn't have due to limited funds but it is just so beautiful that I couldn't resist. This whole art addiction thing sucks haha. :)
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Postby rauchadam on Fri Dec 02, 2011 9:30 am

Couldn't resist. +1.
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Postby murdock on Fri Dec 02, 2011 3:17 pm

You guys aren't making this one bit easier for me... :roll: :wink:
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Postby alison03 on Fri Dec 02, 2011 3:53 pm

I just got mine a few days ago - I posted this in a different thread but I didn't know any of Amory's stuff previously, nor did I know Sebastian Foster Gallery but took a leap of faith and I am impressed with both the print and packing/shipping. It really is stunning in person and am very pleased I grabbed one.
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Postby fnord on Fri Dec 02, 2011 3:55 pm

murdock wrote:You guys aren't making this one bit easier for me... :roll: :wink:


There's always the $50 1xRun print of his coming up but imo this one is a better picture/value
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Postby thebends9 on Fri Dec 02, 2011 3:59 pm

Still waiting on mine from Brett :hanging: :hanging:
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