a tale of a few cities

PETER COMBE, I DO / SVP

Peter CombeI DO / SVP, 2011

M/M (Paris) is approaching 9,000 Facebook fans…and who wants a free bottle of M/MINK?

I DO, SVP

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Peter Combe, canT afFORD, 2011

Peter Combe, canT afFORD, (TOM FORD), 2011


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Peter Combe, London Bridge, 2011

Peter Combe, London Bridge, 2011

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Peter CombeBayswater, 2011
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Peter Combe, TfL, 2011

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Peter Combe, TfL, 2011

ig•nis mu•bar•ak•u•us

Posted in All is not as it seems., appropriation, Art, Cairo, Photography, Wordsworth, WTF? by petercombe on February 10, 2011

ig•nis mu•bar•ak•u•us |igˈnəs moōbärˈæk’ū-əs|

noun (plural igˈnəs moōbärˈæk·u·i /ˈigˈnəs moōbärˈæk’o͞oˌī/),

something deceptive or deluding (on a grand scale).

adjective,

used to describe the narcissistic & delusional dictator’s trait of (preoccupation with) chasing rainbows.

gut feeling,

also known as externating one’s inner disgust.

early 21st century: modern Latin, derived  from dictator Hosni Mubarak’s spotting of Cairo’s rainbow filled sky & his ‘WTF?’ Feb,  10,  2011 speech for Egypt.

see also: ignis fatuus (ig·nis fat·u·us)

meg•alomaniac out

Posted in altered subtitles, appropriation, Collage, Gif, Peter Combe Art, Peter Combe Gif, Wordsworth, WTF? by petercombe on November 2, 2010

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Being a Canadian in San Francisco, I can’t vote. I can have an opinion though.

In the style of Barbara Kruger.

UPDATE  – Rich Executives Bomb at the Ballot Box >

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Barbara Kruger, Past/Present/Futures

Posted in architecture, Art, Installation, text, type, Wordsworth by petercombe on November 2, 2010

Open August 2010 – Next January 2011
Stedelijk Museum
Paulus Potterstraat 13
1071 CX Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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meg•alomaniac

Posted in All is not as it seems., Wordsworth, WTF? by petercombe on September 18, 2010

meg•alomaniac |ˌmegəlōˈmənēˌak|

noun

a person who is obsessed with their own power.

….• a person who suffers delusions of their own power or importance.

another way of saying “über-bitch”.

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adjective

exhibiting megalomania.

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DERIVATIVES

meg•alomaniacal |-məˈnīəkəl|

• [ adj. ] used to refer to someone sharing an attribute with certain ‘Hun-like’ creatures, i.e. Meg Whitman.

….those inspired by ZEALOTS,

some of whom include:

Francisco Franco (Generalísimo)

Margaret Thatcher

Attila the Hun


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