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A rare interview with Lux the Sculptor Dog

 I don't know if many people know this but I share a house with a fellow artist. Her real name is Lucky, but her artist name is Lux. I have profiled her work previously on DAO


To celebrate her birthday today, she created her latest masterpiece, called Basketcase. I think it is her most profound work to date.
I interupted her discussion with me as to why dogs have elbows in their legs, to ask her about her art.


DOLLY: Tell us about your latest work 'Basketcase'.

LUX: It is a statement about modern life, an anti-materialistic stance, basically saying: the more toys you collect, the bigger the basketcase you are.

DOLLY: That's quite powerful. But you know I am a mad person and take offence to the fact you are using the term 'basketcase' in a derogatory way.

LUX: Relax, I am just a dog.
DOLLY: So tell us what your work is, in a general sense.

LUX: My work explores the relationship between the Military-Industrial Complex and copycat violence.

With influences as diverse as Rousseau and Francis Bacon, new combinations are crafted from both explicit and implicit textures.

Ever since I was a puppy I have been fascinated by the endless oscillation of the universe. What starts out as undefined soon becomes corrupted into a hegemony of lust, leaving only a sense of undefined and the unlikelihood of a new synthesis.

As wavering replicas become transformed through undefined and critical practice, the viewer is left with a new agenda of the inaccuracies of our existence.

Dolly: I see... Anything else you would like to add?

Lux: Yes, rub my belly.

 

 

Posted by Dolly Sen, 22 July 2012

Last modified by Dolly Sen, 22 July 2012