The Braindead Megaphone Don’t Have To Be Braindead But Maybe It Helps To Be A Litlidunno

Posted by @ 6:12 pm on December 6th, 2010

Chris Johanson "Untitled (I am so glad…)" (2006) Acrylic on paper

“I was working with stuffed animals and I passed this shop that was a secondhand office supply place, and I saw this magnificent goat there, almost invisible with the dust.” — Robert Rauschenberg

"What up?"


“Like, you feel like you’re watching a brain working. It’s more cerebral in a weird way.
While not being, like, smart. Like, geniusly dumb, you know?” — Mike Mills on Mark Gonzales


“It’s really absurd to make… a human image, with paint, today, when you think about it…
But then all of a sudden, it was even more absurd not to do it.” — Willem de Kooning


Frank Stella cites Beckett as a source.


In the movie Beautiful Losers Chris Johanson says something like,
I would rather be braindead and here doing this.

excerpt from Harmony Korine's "Pigxtra"

A photo of Rauscheberg's "Monogram" (1959)

Even Cowgirls Get The Johns

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