redlining on the poseur meter
Post #520 • April 19, 2005, 8:01 AM • 20 Comments
Inka Essenhigh, now attending an invitation-only figure drawing group, speaking to the New York Times:
"There's something kind of fun about doing something so geeky, so nerdy, so traditional," Ms. Essenhigh said. "To do something so anti-conceptual and anti-Modernism feels really good, as if it were going to lead to helping you express things."
There's something kind of irritating reading something so posed, so wink-wink-nudge-nudge, so cutely ironic, as if co-opting any old thing would lead to maintaining your sweaty grip on trendiness.
The article goes on to spell Conté crayon as "Conti."