Friday, May 21, 2010

PICK YOUR (NOUVEAU) POP * ARTIST GEORGES MONFILS' MIXED MEDIUM MAYHEM * PART III

 
THIS OUR FINAL WRITTEN EPISODE OF AYCE MEDIA TV'S ARTIST PROFILE: GEORGES MONFILS, SHOWCASES A NUMBER OF HIS NEWEST CREATIONS. 
THE FIRST ENTITLED "CITY OF ANGELS"
IT'S SYMBOLISM GOES MANY-FOLD * STARTING WITH AND CENTERED AROUND
LEGENDARY FILM ICON, JACK NICHOLSON * DONNING THE MEGA-BRAND SYMBOL, MICKEY MOUSE - MOUSEKETEER EARS 
NOT ONLY AS A SHOW OF THE POWERFUL DISNEY BRAND * BUT ALSO HOW NICHOLSON IS THE CENTER OF ATTENTION AT L.A. LAKER GAMES
LOOK CLOSELY + ONE (EAR) IS A FILM REEL, THE OTHER A MUSIC REEL
PLUS AN ACTUAL BASKETBALL BEARING THE LIKENESS OF KOBE BRYANT
ADDITIONAL LAYERS OF THIS INSTANT CLASSIC, ARE THE IMAGES OF WORLD FAMOUS CAPITOL RECORDS BUILDING AND HOLLYWOOD SIGN
 A CAPITOL RECORDS BUILDING THAT'S MADE OF REAL VINYL RECORDS
 AND A HOLLYWOOD SIGN MADE USING DOMINOS??!!!
INSPIRED BY LADY GAGA'S PHOTOSHOOT WITH DAVID LACHAPELLE
"REALITY AND TABLOID - LADY GAGA" 
THIS HAND-SCULPTED FIBERGLASS TORSO
IS A REPRESENTATION BOTH OF LADY GAGA'S CAPTURING OF THE MEDIA
THEN SHIELDING HERSELF FROM IT BY USE OF COSTUMES
A BODY OF WORK 
THAT'S LITTERED WITH STEREOTYPICAL TABLOID HEADLINES
AND INCREDIBLY DETAILED FROM HEAD TO...
MONFILS RE-WORKS A VERY RECOGNIZABLE CLASSIC "AMERICAN GOTHIC
"MEXICAN GOTHIC" SALUTES MEXICAN HOLIDAY "LA DIA DE LA MUERTA
HIP HOP FIGUREHEAD EMINEM IS THE SUBJECT OF "RELAPSE"
"POPNOGRAPHY", A WORD COINED BY GEORGES MONFILS
IS AIMED AT CORPORATIONS SO MONSTROUS THEY'RE RECOGNIZABLE BY JUST ONE LETTER...CAN YOU IDENTIFY THE WHO'S WHO OF SUPER-CORPS??
"PAPARAZZI" SPEAKS TO THE MEDIA / CELEB RELATIONSHIP




AND IS AN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECENT PAP LAWS PASSED
LASTLY - A VISUAL PRODUCTION THE ARTIST IS MOST FOND OF
A DOOR THAT HAS SYMBOLISM WHICH REQUIRES VERY LITTLE EXPLANATION
THE MAN BEHIND THE MASTERPIECE HIMSELF DESCRIBES THE MEANING OF THIS WORK * WHICH YOU'LL SEE IN OUR NEXT INSTALLMENT, THE VIDEO INTERVIEW WITH GEORGES (GEORGE) MONFILS 


FOR ADDITIONAL PICTURES OF THESE BRILLIANT PIECES, VISIT AYCE MEDIA ON TUMBLR * AYCE TV TUMBL*ING



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