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Re: humor in art

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The Cheevers (lazydog)
Sat, 1 May 1999 10:25:11 -0400

What is the name of the contemporary Japanes artist who uses the old
woodblock effect but has his "warriors" carrying cell phones and modern
tech? Kids should really enjoy his work. Lisa in VA

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From: Lynda Brothers Matthew <brosart>
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Date: Thursday, April 29, 1999 9:37 PM
Subject: humor in art

>Hi everyone,
>I would like to do a series of lessons on visual humor and would like help
>with a list of artists that use it. Some of the ones I have come up with
>are questionable in that they are either considered "cartoonists" or their
>art is really instead surrealist based or polital commentary with a
>conniving edge.
>What do you think about the following and can you add to it? Anywhere to go
>that you can suggest for more commentary on the subject?
>Magritte, Folon, Ronald Searle, Wegman< Sandy Skoglund, Haring
>What others?
>Thanks, Lynda