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Fancy Action Now: The Art of Team Macho

Artist
Team Macho
Price
$30.00
Date
2007
Publisher
Magic Pony Gallery
Format
Catalogues
Details
Softcover
ISBN
978-0-9873568-0-4
Size
21.6 × 27.8 × 1.6 cm
Length
140 
Description

“Fancy Action Now” documents the works of Team Macho over the past three years. Team Macho express a unique attitude toward collaboration, a highly competitive spirit where the very nature of their alliance revolves around thwarting and subverting each other’s contributions.

With a penchant for humble, unconventional materials like dollar-store watercolours and thrift-shop frames, Team Macho’s work conveys a decidedly unorthodox and individual approach. Comprised of members Nicholas Aoki, G. Stephen Appleby Barr, Christopher Buchan, Lauchie Reid, and Jacob Whibley, Team Macho occupy a large studio in Toronto, where their collective efforts are focused on developing an artmaking practice that spans the worlds of both fine art and illustration.

Exploring key elements in their artistic process – camaraderie, geeky bravado, the creation of a personal culture laden with absurdity, inside jokes, sabotage, fluorescence, raquetry, and most importantly, fanciness, “Fancy Action Now” unleashes Team Macho’s true pansy awesomeness.

Introduction by Paul Dallas, Dean of Illustration, Ontario College of Art & Design and artists interview with Gary Taxali, award winning illustrator.

  1. Fancy Action Now: The Art of Team Macho
 

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