His work is animated by the tensions created by its dichot-omies--between knowingness and innocence, grandeur and intimacy, constructivism and organicism, immediacy and monumentality, neo-expressionism and neo-geo, a traditionalist's love of oil paint with an assemblagist's resort to vernacular materials (bread, foil, glitter).
What does NG stand for?
NG stands for Neo-Geo (SNK handheld game)
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We have 16 other meanings of NG in our Acronym Attic
- Narrow Gauge (railroad track)
- Natalie Gulbis (LPGA player)
- National Gallery
- National Geographic
- National Grid (formerly Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation)
- National Guard (US)
- Natural Gas
- Natural Ground (survey)
- Naval Group
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One of the central ways in which Kitaj countered the dominant artistic tendencies of his time was in his insistence that his pictures reveal themselves slowly, rather than hitting the viewer with their immediate visceral and visual impact, as was the case with Pop Art and Minimalism in the 1960s and two decades later with such tendencies as Neo-Expressionism or Neo-Geo.
During the 1980s, Steinbach was shoehorned over and over into discussions of commodity fetishism, simulation, and neo-geo abstraction; but many early critics, in celebrations and denunciations of his work alike, seemed to overlook a key element of what he actually does, which is to assemble groupings of things.
You've got to go back to the Neo-Geo system to find the roots of this classic side-scrolling shooter franchise.