It’s Tiki time! Let’s relax and let the soothing exotic sounds wash over us as we sip a tropical drink while we discuss The DVD of Tiki, Vol 1: Paradise Lost, The Rise and Fall of Backyard Polynesia with co-director Jochen Hirschfeld, who is joining us from Germany.
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Tanem Davidson’s New Brow: Contemporary Underground Art presents a through line for the development of this uniquely American genre of painting which burst out of Abstract Expressionism through the Pop Art’s screened realism into a chrome flecked, hyper-sexualized, fuel-injected dream state. The icons of childhood–Rat Fink, hot rods, movie monsters, robots, toys, cartoons–conjoin in transgressive, illicit intercourse with tikis, animals, dead presidents, dollar signs, slogans, guns, girls, raw meat, and bombs; characters live in their own universes fraught with action and symbols, caught in moments just before, just after Something Happened.