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Jim Shaw

 (born 1952)
Jim Shaw is active/lives in California.  Jim Shaw is known for abstraction, pop art, surreal painting and sculpture.

Jim Shaw

The following text is from the Art & Design section of The New York Times, October 4, 2015.

"Jim Shaw, From Trash Bins and Swap Meets, a Prodigious Body of Work"
By Randy Kennedy

ALTADENA, Calif. — The artist Jim Shaw, whose retrospective opens on Wednesday at the New Museum in Manhattan, works in a modest converted house here on the outskirts of Los Angeles amid such a jumble of paintings and drawings it seems as if you could extract at least another three retrospectives out of it.

The mess is not exactly Collyer brothers level, but the other afternoon Mr. Shaw had to dig through layers of works in progress to unearth a box with a book he wanted to give to a reporter. The box crowded the furniture in   ...  Displaying 750 of 7887 characters.

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About  Jim Shaw

Born:  1952 - Midland, Michigan
Known for:  abstraction, pop art, surreal painting and sculpture