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Splosh by Robert Melee

A exclusive video art piece by New York artist Robert Melee. Melee was born in New Jersey. He makes multimedia art — videos, installations, collages. His work is often compared to that of John Waters and Andy Warhol due to its overt campness. –interview by Natalie Kates. Visit robertmelee.com for more information about the artist and his artwork. Natalie Kates: You first appeared on my radar when I came across your piece entitled, “Disco Tray” from the BAM auction, then I emailed you on Facebook. What gallery represents you? Robert Melee: Andrew Kreps in NYC NK: In this age of social media, are art galleries still relevant? If so, can you elaborate? RM: Social media is good for PR, but all my business and sales have only been through my gallery. NK: The first video featured in this interview is entitled “Splosh.” Can you tell me how this came about and does it have a particular meaning to you? RM: A few years ago a friend gave me a Splosh magazine. Sploshing is a sexual …