~HAPPY HALLOWEEN: NO I AIN’T LYIN’ !!
FILE UNDER: MONSTER-IN-YOUR-FACE. NOAH LYON !! – – aka – – (no joke !!) RETARD RIOT !!
SURFACES BIG TIME IN INTERNATIONAL WATERS . . . IN THE HOTTEST CITY in THE WORLD – STOCKHOLM – JUST IN TIME TO MAKE HALLOWEEN & SCARE THE LIVIN’ DAYLIGHTS OUT OF ALL THOSE NEW YORK CITY GALLERY DEALERS – WHO PASSED HIM OVER. HA.
SO, BOO ! . . . MAYBE EVEN, BOO-HOO. DON’T BE CRYIN’ – LOSERS.
LOOKS TO BE SITTING PRETTY, NOAH LYON – NO, AH AIN’T LYIN’.
FILE UNDER: ‘MONSTER’ REVENGE – OR WHAT ?
‘GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO’ SWEDEN: SO DARK. AND SO COOL !! (AGAIN.)
AND BAD-ASS SCARY !! WHAT’S UP – WITH – THOSE CHILLY EVIL BALTIC WATERS ? POETIC SNOWY ROADS & HARD COBBLESTONE CITY STREETS.
SWEDEN: THE NEW – MEXICO, OR WHAT ? SWEEPING UP IN THE CULTURE WARS – AND MOPPING THE U.S. FILM INDUSTRY – WITH THEIR FIRST RATE – STEIG LARSSON MOVIES. AFTER SEEING MICHAEL NYQVIST & THE FAB FAB NOOMI RAPACE – (AND ESPECIALLY DIRECTOR NIELS ARDEN for ‘DRAGON’) ALL ANYBODY SAYS LEAVING THE THEATER – IS WHAT A JOKE – THOSE HOLLYWOOD GOONS ARE GONNA LOOK LIKE. WITH THEIR RE-MAKE.
and LIKE, HOW MANY YEARS – AFTER THE FACT ?
(ok. ok. me and Kate saw ‘THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST’ LAST – last nite, and LOL – Theo was watching ‘THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO’ on NETFLIX – when I got home – a STEIG LARSSON HOME RUN, IF I EVER DID SEE ONE . . . )
anyways, back to art . . . !!
and yes, art can kick butt just as bad-ass – as the movies. if you are in the right city !!
and I guess the place to be for art – this very HALLOWEEN 2010 – would be in downtown STOCKHOLM – where you could catch the very last day of the dark and fantastic show – ‘SOME KIND OF MONSTERS’ – featuring the work of FILIPPA BARKMAN and TOVE KJELLMARK – at STENE PROJECTS – in their way scary gothic installation straight out of – FRANKENSTEIN – & – which also seems to be offering up – the work of NYC homeboy – NOAH LYON – in their back gallery/offices. STENE PROJECTS looks to be a completely cool and dark side of the universe kinda place – carved out of a fab former horse stable from 1772 !! no less.
FILIPPA BARKMAN & TOVE KJELLMARK – ‘SOME KIND OF MONSTERS’
OCT 8 – OCT 30, 2010
STENE PROJECTS – BRUNNSGATAN 21B – DOWNTOWN STOCKHOLM
. . . also on view in the gallery, works by: OLAFUR ELIASSON (Denmark/Iceland), JOHN E. FRANZEV (Sweden), FREDRIK HOFWANDER (Sweden), JONE KVIE (Norway), EVEMARIE LINDAHL (Sweden), RAYMOND PETTIBON (USA) – and our homeboy – NOAH LYON (USA) !!
see: more images, here !!
in more exciting RETARD RIOT – NEWS ??!!
the OCTOBER 31st issue of RETARD RIOT featuring scary Halloween skulls & skeletons from Noah, Mat Brinkman, Martha Colburn, Food Fortunata, Edie Fake, Joe Grillo, Marder III, Billy Miller, Mudboy and Winston Smith – is out !!
just in time.
see: RETARD RIOT ZINES !!
coming soon: RETARD RIOT unleashes 100 brand new buttons !!
(note: CRACK IS BACK !!)
and, for the 5th straight year in a row – RETARD RIOT will be setting up a table – at PRINTED MATTER’S – NY ART BOOK FAIR / P.S. 1/MOMA in Long Island City, NYC. NOV 5 – 7, 2010.
and, of course he will show up – at this year’s 2nd annual – BROOKLYN COMICS & GRAPHICS FESTIVAL – the DEC 4th, 2010 weekend – hosted by DESERT ISLAND and PICTUREBOX. in Brooklyn, duh.
yes, YOU WANT – MORE INFO !! – get it at: DESERT ISLAND !!
and, not to forget all you music lovers, out there.
RETARD RIOT also serves up: “new musical atrocities, oops I mean ‘sound art’ from the likes of Lead Paint Zeppelin, Cheap Little Tart, Thomas Edison Muffin, Doctor Ninja vs The Shuffler and god knows what else” !!
see: RETARD RIOT RADIO !!
ok. ok. – so, what does this madman, look like ?
let me see what I can dig up out of the vault !!
both pix from the NY ART BOOK FAIR, NOV 2008, back when it was in Chelsea, at PHILLIPS de PURY, on 14th St.
BOTH PHOTOS COPYRIGHT: NANCY SMITH
we’ll give NOAH – the last word: THE ART of RETARD RIOT !!
that’s all for now – folks – HAPPY HALLOWEEN !!