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Jack Massing

 (born 1959)
Jack Massing is active/lives in Texas.  Jack Massing is known for satirical humor, performance.

Biography   Jack Massing


Jack Massing with his collaborator Michael Galbreth is one of The Art Guys, "kings of combining a playful sense of humor with self-referential art worldliness". They continually use these two points to create artwork whose goofiness often belies its underlying sophistication.

Living in Houston, "a region particularly hostile to intellectual elitism and the pomposity of the art world", the Art Guys puckish and theoretical approach to art is often a double-edged sword. On the one hand, the naive charm and sense of humor are disarming and friendly, on the other hand, we are not above asking, But is it art?

The Art Guys are usually too busy working to get bogged down by such sensible questions, and seem to spend most of their ti   ...  Displaying 750 of 1914 characters.

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