Work no. 333 – Pound Shop Christmas

From London Dada, the creative resource that brought the country the snappy catchphrase ” The Credit Crunch Bites” ( see tags ) here’s a new glass onion slogan this merry yuletide….

  Pound Shop Christmas
  ( Work comprising series of images )
  c. Michael St. Mark 2008

(All images as are click-thru expandable )

En-tranced by a car wash cascade of glitter ( not Gary)

Play Santa for a day ..

Down the eye-straining strip-lit isles yule wander – you can grab anything you want for your festive stocking
– except  the rare young delicacy you’d like the most’s a bitch, then you die of frustration or pay for it.

Oh sheer tinselling migrainous pre-festive pound shop joy

Roll up roll up – to wrap your loved ones’  Xmas tat …. in tat

Work no 325; Everything Must Go! – ( Credit Crunch Bites Pt. 3 ))


The Credit Crunch Bites, Pt 3.
( Everything Must Go )
Sequence of photos
C. 2008 Michael St. Mark.

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Artist Michael St.Mark’s published artwork … & Artist Michael Landy’s book cover 2 months later

*NB Although admittedly in general use, still, is this yet another bizarre “co-incidence” or example of unscrupulous theft by an established artist from works featured on 691. Never before seen as the central focus in an artwork, then 2 months on being used for the first time as sole use for a book cover by another artist. You decide.
Book title and its cover design (above) by artist Michael Landy, published 21.10.08 ( just two months after this London Dada work was uploaded to the internet ).. ” Everything Must Go!“. ( link below)