Something for the end of the weekend.

St.Pauls protest monopoly board.. Banksy or Zeus?
~  and the new art phenomenon calling calling cards art ~

banksy? monopoly
Thanks in no small part to London Dada since 2005, protest art becoming
the in-thing  – but is this really a Banksy work on the cobbles outside St.Pauls,
or a Banksy copy of another street artist?

Zeusopoly-board
Graffiti artist Zeus in 2009 with a very similar creation.

banksy business card
“Someone” later adds a mock business card to the display.

… and from 691 just last week,
Agenda; The Business Card as art
dada calling card

Link to the post;
http://londondada.blog.co.uk/2011/10/20/new-dada-business-card-12044813/

Artists protesting against corporate theft, falling over themselves to nick ideas from each other
to enhance the value of their own ego brands and works?
~ Poor show chaps ~

M. St.M

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London Dada work 542; They who have seen the light 9 – Halloween Checkout Assistant

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They Who Have Seen the Light (9) –  Halloween Checkout Assistant.
c. 2011 Michael St.Mark

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London Dada work 541; Sedimentary dear Watson

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Sedimentary dear Watson. ( Brick Work No. 5 )
c. Dingo 2011


19th C.-origin wall, repaired and raised over time. Baker Street NW1.

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Brick past
Brick-making in the early 20th century.

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Martin Creed

Three years on …. “artist” Martin Creed posing by his 2014 ” Work No. 1812″ Brick Wall, outside the Hayward gallery.
Part of his ” What’s the point of it? ” multi-installation exhibition.
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Plagiarism, Martin – what’s the point?

( Creed’s work ) ” is supported by such state art luminaries as Julian Bell and Stephen Deucher who commissioned the runners in the Tate Britain Duveen gallery, (Work number 850), so it’s all right then. The fact that it is facile, irrelevant and meaningless drivel is never to be considered. Why don’t these stata art acolytes worry about the contempt with which their decadent gestures are held by the populace who are paying for it without being asked? “

– An-Aesthetic, writing in Piece de Resistance blog.

London Dada work 540: Mortuary

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Mortuary
c. Michael St.Mark 2010


Touristy mass-produced vanilla art print retailer, Eastbourne

– in the finest traditions of  ” Le Mouvement Dada”.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dada


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London Dada work 539: What is becoming of us.

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What is becoming of us.
c. Michael St.Mark 2011

Pavement stacks of sundry, identically-moulded empty plastic domestic containers. Hackney, East London.
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( Social comment on the rapid acceleration toward wholesale human regimentation and its devaluing of individual expression worldwide via corporate brainwashing, expressed through government-controlled MSM propaganda.)

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London Dada work 538: Lost in Translation

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Lost in Translation

c. Michael St.Mark 2011

Random art shop display of large moulded alphabet letters, N. London
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Comment on the spirit of art itself becoming lost in its crude translation into a 21st century commercialised, muted parody of itself

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London Dada vs. Wolff Olins 2012 Olympic logo plagiarism claim