You’re My Favourite Artist

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You’re My Favourite Artist

You’re My Favourite Artist

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Released to coincide with Frieze New York 2013, The Vinyl Factory has collaborated with legendary creative director and British artist Scott King to create his first record, an art-world send up and celebrity satire called ‘You’re My Favorite Artist’. Reminiscent of LCD Soundsystem’s biting ‘Losing My Edge’ transposed to the international gallery circuit, this is set to become a cult classic. Limited edition of 100 copies, each hand signed and numbered by the artist.

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* Limited edition of 100 copies
* Hand numbered and signed by the artist
* Concept, artwork and lyrics by Scott King
* Mastered for vinyl by Noel Summerville at 3345
* Pressed on 180-gram black vinyl on the EMI 1400

The Vinyl Factory has collaborated with legendary creative director and  British artist Scott King to release his first record, an art-world send  up and celebrity satire called ‘You’re My Favorite Artist’.

Invited  to make a record by The Vinyl Factory, Scott King recruited old friend  James Fry (Earl Brutus), producer Tim Larcombe and singer Polly Martyn  to create a song based on a real experience King had in New York.

‘You’re  My Favorite Artist’ is a dance track with a difference, a bitter and  sweeping comment on celebrity, success and ‘phoniness’ in the art world.  The sleeve is an imagined and glowing review of ‘You’re My Favorite  Artist’ from New York art bible Artforum – an excitable hack fawning  over King’s ‘new sound work’ in a world defined by pretentious art  dinners, charity events and celebrity suck up.

About Scott King:
Scott  King was born in 1969 in Goole, Yorkshire, England. Past work includes:  Art Director of i-D and Creative Director of Sleazenation magazines.  King has also created record sleeves for the Pet Shop Boys, Suicide and  Morrissey.

For over 15 years King has produced work under the  banner ‘CRASH!’ with writer and historian Matthew Worley and more  recently has collaborated with artist Matthew Darbyshire under the  banner ‘Ways of Sitting’.

King’s work has been exhibited  extensively worldwide at such institutions as the ICA and the Barbican,  London; Kunst-Werke Berlin; The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg,  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and the Museum of Modern Art, New  York.

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Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 12 × 1 × 12 cm
Artist

Scott King

Label

The Vinyl Factory