Monthly Archives: October 2013

Forever young

Forever young

The YBAs, or Young British Artists, are a group of artists who came to prominence in the 1980s. I have an Argentinian friend, AKA Juan, who is baffled and confused by the constant use of acronyms in England. He says it hardly happens at all in Argentina. Once he pointed this out I started to LMAO – […]

Don't let yourself down.

Don’t let yourself down.

Did I get this wrong? I can’t properly tell. The idea for this joke was to have the British artist Julian Opie as Dorian Gray. The stock Julian Opie character has a heavily outlined normal body, but with a featureless circle for a head, which floats, neck-less, above the body. You know the story don’t you, the Oscar Wilde story, ‘The […]