1) Crude replicas of items that are much bigger or smaller than their "real" counterparts. 2) Anything including birds. 3) Anything featuring animals wearing clothes. 4) Clowns. 5) Video installations where seating is provided. 6) Art made out of books. 7) Art referencing comic books. 8) Any art that includes Mickey Mouse ears. 9) Sculpture that is made out of foam, papier mache or plaster of Paris. 10) Photo copied artwork.
1) Exact or near exact replicas of real items. 2) Very large photographs. 3) Most sculpture made out of nailing found pieces of wood together. 4) Computer animation. 5) Bronze cast sculpture. 6) Photographs that are in "editions". 7) Video installations where no seating is provided. 8) Neon light art especially slogans. 9) Art that uses mobile phones. 10) Boats
Kirk Lake is a writer, musician and filmmaker. His published books include Mickey The Mimic (2015) and The Last Night of the Leamington Licker (2018). His films include the feature films Piercing Brightness (2014) and The World We Knew (2020) and a number of award winning shorts.
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