Two Melons and a Stinking Fish - ACE349.4

1996. Two Melons and a Stinking Fish - ACE349.4.

TitleTwo Melons and a Stinking Fish - ACE349.4
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In00:19:19
Out00:28:45
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Sculpture, Receptacle of Lurid Things (1991). Lucas talking to Fairhurst about the relative simplicity of her work, suggesting that criticism of it as "crude" isn’t accompanied by similar analysis of equally simple ideas. She believes it’s the subject matter of her work which attracts this criticism. Photograph, Complete Arsehole T-Shirt (1993). Gary Hume eating banana in front of photograph of Lucas Eating a Banana (1990). Caption: "Gary Hume, Artist and ex-Boyfriend." Hume seated, holding two paint tins and a brush in his lap, talking about the sexual imagery of the banana photograph. Lucas making a penis sculpture out of wire and matches. She talks about the difficulties of making a vagina sculpture, and the "value" of a penis as "totemic". She says she’s not trying to change the world. Lucas eating ice-cream outside a public toilet. Fairhurst and Lucas making sandwiches. She talks about drinking an all-night drinking session which turned into a session where she and her friends each signed one of Damien Hirst’s spots on a spot painting. Caption: "Damien Hirst, Artist." Hurst gives his reaction. Lucas in a hanging chair outside a shop. Lucas with One-Armed Bandits (Mae West) (1995).

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