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Monumental Pictures by Jim Shaw at CAPC musée d’art contemporain

BORDEAUX.- The exhibition presents for the first time about 15 monumental pictures that have been painted by the artist in the last decade, together with sculptures and a gigantic inflatable sculpture. It also presents for the first time the artist’s collection of Christian objects making use of apocalyptic iconography. From If Everybody had an Ocean. Brian Wilson, an exhibition (curated by Alex Farquharson), which took a fresh look at different art developments from the 1960s on through the prism of the life and music of the Beach Boys’ composer, to Insiders – Pratiques, usages, savoir-faire/Experience, Practices, Know-how, an exhibition in the form of an investigation into the links between contemporary artwork and folklore today, the CAPC musée d’art contemporain is continuing to delve into the realm of subculture with this solo show devoted to the artist Jim Shaw. Painting, drawing, sculpture, v