Monkey ‘n’ Parrot Time

August 17th, 2013

Finally found a website that satisfies my need for slang

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It’s raining dung head-first

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It’s raining cobbler boys

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Dog poo is falling

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It’s raining like a pissing cow

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It’s raining pilot whales

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It’s raining puppies

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It’s raining troll women

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It’s raining frogs

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It’s raining pocket knives

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The rain kills the mice

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It’s raining old women with clubs

Those were all different countries’ translations for “raining cats and dogs”

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Dressed up like a sore finger!
apparently that means dressed up nice

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All mouth and no trousers
(all talk no action)

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Eating dried apples
that one means to be pregnant
look at this painting he just left one boob totally hanging out, how is that ok?

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Couldn’t sell a statue to a pigeon

isnt it weird to think that the ocean used to have stuff in it?

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Make it moo
(put some milk in my coffee)

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A Chicago pineapple
(a grenade)

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The clean potato
(on the straight and narrow path)

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Tulip sauce
(making out! yay i love this one)

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Sugar report
(a letter or note from your sweetheart)

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Two-dog night
(not a bad threesome, just means cold as in you have to sleep between two dogs, which i guess WOULD be a pretty bad threesome)

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Mutton dressed as lamb
(an old lady all tarted up)

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All his geese are swans
(an exaggerator)

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Acknowledge the corn!
(wait i forgot this one)
(i had to google it: By folk tale, attributed to an instance of a man who stole several horses and the corn to feed them but in court only admitted to stealing the corn. thus: acknowledge defeat and admit to a mistake, cop a plea)

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Dining room chairs
(teeth. i thought that was pretty clever)

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The big white telephone
(toilet euphemism)

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Have a hairy canary
(freak out)

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wow!

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Take the number 11 bus
(to walk somewhere, legs look like 11 i guess?)

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these are fun these are codes people would write on an envelope to their girlfriend:
BURMA – Be Undressed, Ready My Angel

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HOLLAND – Hope Our Love Lasts and Never Dies

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ITALY – I Trust And Love You

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“alewife” is a really good word in and of itself

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LYKAH – Leave Your Knickers At Home

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NORWICH – Knickers Off And Ready When I Come Home

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POLO – Pants Off, Legs Open
(photo is me driving big truck up to RI and Boston and so grumpy probably not good caption for this, no)

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SWANK – Sealed With A Nice Kiss

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SWALCAKWS – Sealed With A Lick ‘Cos A Kiss Won’t Stick

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that last one was pretty lame

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so i drove up some crates to Ara to visit him and also

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jim drain! hypnogoogia reunion!
i think that was the first show i got to curate at deitch 2004 or so

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they were cranking out the pinwheels as a collector commission
this time enamel on aluminum! wow!

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this is polenta fries on steamed mussels

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ara collects and restores vintage pinballs

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then in Boston had a great time at the ICA!
this is dianna molzan

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klara liden
they had a sorta mini “xstraction” show up

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not sure how she fits in
but this makes me think of “Pinkberry”
a chain i am sure is successful because of the subconscious nipple thoughts

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outtaorders

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they had a great small mary reid kelley show up too

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yay!
the Barry McGee retrospective
the reason for my etre

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yay!

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the caption for all of these will be “yay!”

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the guy was like “oh this is so clever i never actually thought about how these guys carry the paint that they need”

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i like this new little compositional device

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cast off childish things!

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will THIS be my tattoo?

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dash was so mad about this photo

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font genius

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ok shit these are outta order
this is a weird lamp i bought for 15 buxx on the drive home

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oops haha

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bought some old xmen comics i love these!!

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yesterday gettin stared at by a dog in a bag

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man i wished these had turned out better
i got really wasted with jesper just and these guys ran out of the bar, jumped in that thing and sped off

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damn

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this is why i need to use real camera again

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we were drinkin’ till dawn. man i hate the sunrise. it reminds me of coke till dawn and i dont ever want that ever again not even once!

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jesse edwards rare old studio shot

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a new acquisition for collection grayson!
a Jamian Juliano-Villani i hope i spelled that right

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one of my favourite books as a child

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a new addition to teh library
advanced wickering

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this is why i hate using my camera by the way

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another jamian

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creepy providence house

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out of love

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more Barry!

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dont worry i took a million photos of everything

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his dad’s drawings

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i have had to install one of these before it is such a nightmare

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sorry i took a lot of photos of this it was my favourite maybe

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or this

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this nice guy named Jay who reads my blog met me there and hung out with me so i wasnt alone wasnt that nice??

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i take photos of this then go home and try to augment my client lists

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try to find mary reid kelley on youtube and check out her videos i hate videos but hers are good i promise promise

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well i guess i am back home cuz this looks like kadar

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i gotta write a press release tongiht and its almost the pumpkin hour

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wish me luck!

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3 Comments so far ↓
  • El Gato

    What a beautiful post.
    Really great photos. Lots of detail a good artistic blend of what’s out there.
    Your gallery looks great on Hyperalergic web site.
    Please post photos of the great art in your Summer Reading rooms.

  • Ghurron Briscoe

    Hi Kathy, It’s Ghurron; I agree with El Gato comment; If your oblige post some of the hole galleries Summer Reading exhibition art! best gb’ 8-25-2013

  • danny skelley

    mary reid kelly, awesome.

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