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Fri Nov 25, 2016 8:28 pm

GiantBoyDective wrote:I liked Garfield
Otherwise known as "The Cat Awakens"
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Fri Nov 25, 2016 8:52 pm

Sounds like someone's having a lil quarter life crisis.
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Fri Nov 25, 2016 9:19 pm

Codeblue wrote:Sounds like someone's having a lil quarter life crisis.
a case of the black friday's
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Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:38 pm

bluebirdsong wrote:
GiantBoyDective wrote:I liked Garfield
Otherwise known as "The Cat Awakens"
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Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:14 am

bluebirdsong wrote:
Codeblue wrote:Sounds like someone's having a lil quarter life crisis.
a case of the black friday's
Racist?
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Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:19 am

bulkhead72 wrote:
bluebirdsong wrote:
Codeblue wrote:Sounds like someone's having a lil quarter life crisis.
a case of the black friday's
Racist?
Black Fridays Matter?
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Sat Nov 26, 2016 5:14 am

I don't think Olly is looking for inspiration, or needing to make something appealing or long-lasting (he's done both by now). His obfuscated statements sound like they're coming from someone who's wanting to do more with his time than entertain. Like he wants his work to not exist in a bubble, separate and unaffected by what he sees, fears, and respects around him. Like he wants to use his time being more engaged in the future.

Olly has 'justified' his pop-culture art by saying he was depicting (super)heroes, same as Michelangelo did with heroes of his day. While he wasn't comparing his own artistic abilities to those of people whose work is admired centuries later, he was (correctly I believe) pointing out that regular people of the past liked the same kind of subject matter we do. What was pop culture then is classical now. But has his work been an attempt to communicate any ideas outside of the pop culture niche it represented, other than a theme of nostalgia? I'm sure some of it has. I think a lot of what he's done is terrific even if there isn't a bigger purpose other than to look (REALLY) cool - I own a bunch of his work.

Olly has always had a knack with layers, figuratively of course with his hidden visual puns etc and literally too. Will he be able to create and do something that has popular appeal but also a deeper relevance to the world around him and what he is feeling and thinking?


OLIVER MOSS FOR PRESIDENT why the heck not
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Sat Nov 26, 2016 5:39 am

chaeldub wrote:
bulkhead72 wrote:
bluebirdsong wrote:
Codeblue wrote:Sounds like someone's having a lil quarter life crisis.
a case of the black friday's
Racist?
Black Fridays Matter?
What is going on LOL not at all the direction I was leaning all those savings can go to a persons head, Olly bought Firewatch today during the Steam sale and probably said to himself "This what my life has come to my art is on flash sale, it's official I've sold out."
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Sat Nov 26, 2016 5:42 am

35mmpaul wrote:
bluebirdsong wrote:
GiantBoyDective wrote:I liked Garfield
Otherwise known as "The Cat Awakens"
Glad you caught the refrence Paul haha
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Sun Nov 27, 2016 9:36 pm

It's always okay to consider and reconsider what you devote your energy toward. Hopefully it's something we all get to see. If not, it is what it is.
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Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:48 pm

Maybe he should purge the 'ol flat file and make it rain - ya know, to cleanse an all.
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Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:53 pm

5877Dead wrote:Maybe he should purge the 'ol flat file and make it rain - ya know, to cleanse an all.
We can only wish
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Fri Dec 02, 2016 1:59 pm

I assume people are still waiting for their HP prints? I ask because I've had a number of packages stolen in the past few months, and without receiving shipping notification I wonder if these were taken too.
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Fri Dec 02, 2016 2:05 pm

static shipped out a few orders due to having their paypal account locked. so they had to ship some to prove that they were an actual company who ships prints and stuff.
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Fri Dec 02, 2016 2:07 pm

35mmpaul wrote:static shipped out a few orders due to having their paypal account locked. so they had to ship some to prove that they were an actual company who ships prints and stuff.
Ah, gotcha. Thanks for letting me know.
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