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Escaping the Humdrum in Lindslee’s Cliché Untitled

Escaping the Humdrum in Lindslee’s Cliché Untitled

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JADED BY the monotony of exhibits that yield to imitative styles and concepts, esteemed abstract artist Lindslee probes the nature of contemporary art while presenting artists’ continued struggle to survive in a world where art’s value lies on price tags in his exhibit titled Cliché Untitled. Lindsey James Lee, known in the art scene as “Lindslee,” compared today’s realm of art to a “stagnant river.” “Nagsawa na lang ako sa kakatingin ng exhibits na pare-pareho,” he said, admitting that he could no longer identify the difference between the artworks and the artists’ styles because of how similar and predictable they were. The artist’s favorite, Pain Thing, is a framed canvas exploding with dull colors that attempt to overpower each other. The colored bubbles are connected to ...