Sunday, May 26, 2013

A Certain Kind of Food; A Certain Kind of Art

Ignore the two panels on the left. "When balloon animals go feral" is the focus here!

05-26-13 Tundra comic CHAD CARPENTER — 

 Chad Carpenter (b. Michigan [" an early age"], n.d., raised in Wasilla, Alaska)is an American cartoonist, well known for his comic panel Tundra.[1] Carpenter launched the strip in the Anchorage Daily News in 1991, and since then he has self-syndicated it to over 330 newspapers,[1] an unusually high amount [sic. "number"?] for strips in self-syndication.

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Jeffrey "Jeff" Koons (born January 21, 1955) is an American artist known for his reproductions of banal objects—such as Balloon animals produced in stainless steel with mirror finish surfaces. He lives and works in both New York City and his hometown of York, Pennsylvania.

Koons, Jim Beam - Baggage Care, 1986

Another work, Jim Beam - J.B. Turner Engine (1986) is based on a commemorative, collectible in bottle in the form of a locomotive that was created by Jim Beam; however, Koons appropriated this model and had it cast in gleaming stainless-steel.[26] The train model cast in steel titled Jim Beam - Baggage Car (1986) even contains Jim Beam bourbon.

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