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The Seventh Seal

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Whitney Biennial 2014 Whitney Museum of American Art Through May 25, 2014

"I think of the media as a cannibalistic river… that absorbs everything." Gretchen Bender

"The image is dead. The icon is dead. The painting is dead." Patricia Cronin

"I am a deeply superficial person." Andy Warhol

Fade In

Int. Dining Room/Brant House

Table, Bjarne Melgaard “nude African American female” fiberglass figure chairs, “giant stuffed Pink Panther dolls,” enormous ceramic phalluses.

Hypnotic atmosphere.

Adam Driver, Idris Elba, Ellen Barkin, Heath Ledger, Michael Lee Nirenberg, James Franco, Billy Cyborg, Narrator, [Seven Background/Evening Dresses] stoned on their milk-plus, their feet resting on faces, crotches, lips of the sculptured furniture.

Narrator (V.O.):

“Righty right right,” I say. “So what will it be tonight then?”

Camera Pans Slowly Across Darkened Room [Set Dressing: Vintage Gretchen Bender lighted wall sculptures that flash “Korova,” “Moloko Plus,” and “Moloko Vellocet.”]

Move in slowly to Narrator slumped in chair and:

Narrator (V.O):

Well, there we were: my brothers, that is, me and Billy Cyborg,
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Win a copy of the Limited Edition David Lynch Blu-ray Box Set

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This is perhaps one of my favourite competitions we’ve ever run on HeyUGuys. If I could enter I would, but I can’t – but you can!

To celebrate Universal Picture Centennial Anniversary year and the release of a Limited Edition David Lynch Box Set out on 4th June, containing six of David Lynch’s classic films plus exciting never-before-seen footage, it includes classics such as Eraserhead and Twin Peaks: Fire walk with me and Hey U Guys has 1 special David Lynch Box set to give away.

I’ve copied in a list of the films and the assorted extras (gathered onto a single disc in this box set) so you know exactly how much Lynchian madness you’re getting. There are interviews, outtakes, short films and other experimentia secreted within and this is a must for fans of the director.

Here’s a list of what’s on what,
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David Lynch and Comme des Garçons

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David Lynch and Comme des Garçons
David Lynch is sharing guest editor duties with Robert Wilson in the October issue of Wallpaper* magazine (not online, alas), but he's also got an art exhibition up at Comme des Garçons' Six gallery in Osaka.

"Darkened Room" pairs 12 of his shorts (including the titular 2002 one) with a selection of his paintings. Wallpaper* has a gallery of the exhibition here.
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