"He, and many others of the 'Los Angeles Look,' were criticized for having a so-called 'Finish Fetish' — an obsession with slick, perfect surfaces despite their work being handmade — but I think Valentine really pushed that medium as far as it could go. Being a medium-specific artist and designer, I really respect that."
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"He, and many others of the 'Los Angeles Look,' were criticized for having a so-called 'Finish Fetish' — an obsession with slick, perfect surfaces despite their work being handmade — but I think Valentine really pushed that medium as far as it could go. Being a medium-specific artist and designer, I really respect that."