Contemporary Noir Forms

Imbedded here are relatively contemporary vehicles with could be seen as playing off the history of Film Noir:

From Contemporary filmmaker Guy Maddin’s “The Saddest Music in the World”:

From “Tempest”, A recent CD by Bob Dylan, the Song “Tin Angel”. Here “deconstructed”, and characterized as a,
shifting, narrative, “constant”, shared by generations of singer songwriters:

Flannery O’Connor’s “a Good Man is Hard to Find”. Not truly contemporary by any means, unless Contemporary refers to 20-21st century
. Certainly an landmark of Southern Gothic Fiction:

Art 21 Raymond Pettibon:

T. L. Solien:
Paul's Book Store window



Richard Prince:


Eric Fischl:

The Bed The Chair The Sitter

Dining Room

Lynn Foulkes:





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