Her blonde wig crests high, arching from a side part and cascading onto the breast of a floral jacket buttoned over a matching miniskirt. Her temples are pulled back using face-lifting tape to create a dramatic, arched brow, and her face is washed out by a spotlight, a pink halo glowing around this televisual angel. “Do you readily admit that you have way too many images? That you are drowning? That you are unmanageable? That you are a representation of something unmanageable?”
Meet Jake Brush, the Provocateur Making Low-Budget, High-Concept Video Art Out of Long Island Lore
The 29-year-old artist's chaos-riddled ode to Long Island pet stores goes on view at New York's International Objects on Feb. 10.