Just when we thought it safe to stow away this particular New Dada work from 2006 til’ the World Cup; on account of a half-decent performance at last by the England boys in a tournament…up pops the dreaded penalty shootout exit after a truly dismal performance.
Some things (will?) never change.
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From Euro & World Cup 2006/10, New Dada work 242 resurrected yet again
England Football Fan – Post ’66 Archetype c. Michael St.Mark 2006 ( Concrete assemblage work incorporating disconnected electric fan containing three crushed and discarded lager cans, painted plastercast fanatical chav supporter face and Prozac anti-depressant capsules ) Detail Exhibition query or sale price of this work by private application NB. Please note these images are strictly copyright, for reproduction fees please contact the artist.
c. Michael St.Mark 2012
At the brand new Sainsbury’s mega store in Welwyn Garden…click to enlarge.
Gradually, imperceptibly, the majority are brainwashed by the mainstream media into a world of daily conformity to a global commercial stereotype
where each individual is encouraged to view themselves as paramount to any other ( Divide and Rule. )Where each one becomes
dedicated to their own personal individual gratification at any expense to others, thus becoming
ideal consumers. This naturally involves a disconnect from the reality of another’s life.
A world therefore, where the vulnerable – the unborn, the young, the disabled, the elderly and the millions of imprisoned factory-farmed animals – are prone to abuse. And where human tragedy ( Milly Dowler in extremis ) simply becomes another commodity to be sold for profit.
* Update May 2014. The term ” The Everyday” – coined here by Michael St. Mark in 2012 – now in common useage.
Second in the social commentary series ” What is becoming of us?”
c. Michael St. Mark 2012
( Canary Wharf from Alexandra Palace, N. London )
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Michael St.Mark’s artwork ( Cynically nicked version thereof ) currently touring the nation emblazened on the side of the Olympic Torch!
View the compelling argument for, @ http://www.OlympicLogoDispute.blog.co.uk