Jim Shaw

 
Jim Shaw (born 1952 in Midland, Michigan, lives and works in Los Angeles) is an atypical figure in the Californian art world, sharing with Paul McCarthy and Mike Kelley a similar desire to produce an immersive visual oeuvre aimed at exploring the dark side of the American psyche.
 
Jim Shaw - L\'incroyable
2016
French edition
L'Incroyable
L'Incroyable - L'Incroyable (magazine)
L'Incroyable is a monographic magazine dedicated to an artist's teenage years and his cultural background. This second issue focuses on Jim Shaw's Californian youth between the late 1950s and the beginning of the 1970s.
Jim Shaw - Left Behind (box set)
2012
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
CAPC
(last copies available!)
Luxurious box set of three books dedicated to the monumental eponymous body of works.
Jim Shaw - My Mirage
2011
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
currently out of stock
The culmination of Jim Shaw's most important project under the form of an artist's book.
Jim Shaw - Distorted Faces & Portraits (+ poster) - 1978-2007
2007
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
currently out of stock
Artist's book: drawings in very large format with a dust jacket-cum-poster, an anthropological reading of American popular culture.
Jim Shaw - O
2004
French edition
JRP|Editions - First monographs
(last copies available!)
Documentation of the O-ist religion created by Shaw.
Jim Shaw - Everything must go
1999
bilingual edition (English / French)
MAMCO - Monographs
out of stock
Catalogue accompagnant la première rétrospective de l'artiste. Au travers d'images appropriées de la culture populaire, Jim Shaw fait état d'une Amérique sur le déclin. Toutes les étapes majeures du travail, de 1974 à nos jours, sont amplement documentées : des premières pièces photographiques à Dream – une série commencée en 1992 où l'artiste fabrique des objets à partir de ses rêves – en passant par les Thrift Store Paintings, collection de tableaux de brocante, et My Mirage qui raconte en cent soixante-dix pièces les pérégrinations d'un adolescent blanc de la classe moyenne, perdu dans le tourbillon de la contre-culture des années soixante, soixante-dix.


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