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Spencer Longo, I Survived The Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis And All I Got Was This Lousy Personality Disorder (2016). Install view. Courtesy the artist.
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Spencer Longo, 'Binocular Building upskirt' (2016). Install view. Courtesy the artist.
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Spencer Longo, I Survived The Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis And All I Got Was This Lousy Personality Disorder (2016). Install view. Courtesy the artist.
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Spencer Longo, 'Cheesy garlic bread' (2016). Install view. Courtesy the artist.
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Spencer Longo, I Survived The Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis And All I Got Was This Lousy Personality Disorder (2016). Install view. Courtesy the artist.
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Spencer Longo, 'USA Bud' (2016). Install view. Courtesy the artist.
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Spencer Longo, I Survived The Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis And All I Got Was This Lousy Personality Disorder (2016). Install view. Courtesy the artist.
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Spencer Longo, 'Twilight Pastoral Highway' (2016). Install view. Courtesy the artist.
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Spencer Longo, I Survived The Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis And All I Got Was This Lousy Personality Disorder (2016). Install view. Courtesy the artist.
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Spencer Longo, 'Tanjorange' (2016). Install view. Courtesy the artist.

Spencer Longo, I Survived The Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis And All I Got Was This Lousy Personality Disorder (2016) pics

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Spencer Longo‘s I Survived The Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis And All I Got Was This Lousy Personality Disorder solo exhibition was on at Los Angeles’ Chiat/Day, which ran from November 2 to December 23, 2016.

Spencer Longo, ‘USA Bud’ (2016). Install view. Courtesy the artist.

The LA-based artist’s show is the first of a new series of artist residency initiatives at the advertising agency, famous for the 1984 Super bowl commercial introducing the Apple Macintosh computer and developing their fairly self-explanatory ‘disruption’ strategy. 

Longo, in turn, presents a series of layered inkjet collage prints with acrylic featuring his own branded disruption, not least with the show title drawing on the iconic  “… And All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt” trope, while also alluding to a major contributor to the 2008 Global Economic Crisis and politicised mental illness. There’s Budweiser’s America, Zyrtec antihistamine and PepsiCo-owned Gatorade and Aquafina bottle labels with “MY ACNE MAKES ME WHO I AM” crudely scrawled over it. The message is in the media.**

Spencer Longo’s I Survived The Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis And All I Got Was This Lousy Personality Disorder solo exhibition was on at Los Angeles’ Chiat/Day, which ran November 2 to December 23, 2016.