Archives for posts tagged ‘appropriation’

Tobias Kaspar

Tobias Kaspar Work from Bodies in the Backdrop at Galerie Peter Kilchmann. “The Galerie Peter Kilchmann is pleased to present the first solo exhibition of Tobias Kaspar (born 1984 in Basel) in Switzerland. The artist lives and works in Berlin and belongs to a young generation of artists who work with strategies of conceptual and appropriative art. […]

Thomas Galler

Thomas Galler Work from Sunset Series / Bright Star at Hauser Gallery. Note for above images: Bright Star (first three images) precedes the Sunset Series (last two images). “”There is nothing quieter than a loaded canon.” – Heinrich Heine In his picture set, “The Sunset Series”, Thomas Galler juggles expertly with the products of the […]

Bean Gilsdorf

Bean Gilsdorf Work from her oeuvre. “My practice mines the ideology of images. I appropriate pictures of historical and cultural moments to make collages, flags, installations, and videos. By reshaping images from mass-market books and popular films, I explore the legacy of an archived, public narrative. Using popular and accessible images that transmit a codified and […]

Doug Rickard

Doug Rickard Work from A New American Picture. The older notions of photographers physically exploring their world may have in some ways come to pass. The Egglestons, Shores, Levitts, Winogrands ventured out with perhaps only the loosest intentions or framework of a “project” and allowed the world to provide. It is common now for artists […]

Jasper Elings

Jasper Elings Work from his oeuvre. “…With sources originating from digital readymades or appropriated video, each artist modifies, redirects and redistributes the footage using a wide array of alterations, from simple editing to more detailed and complex reconstructions. The digital realm casts a dark shadow over the initial intent of images and our preconceptions of their […]

Christian Marclay

Christian Marclay Work from The Clock “‘The Clock’ is constructed out of moments in cinema when time is expressed or when a character interacts with a clock, watch or just a particular time of day. Marclay has excerpted thousands of these fragments and edited them so that they flow in real time. While ‘The Clock’ […]

Erik Berglin

Erik Berglin Work from Everything is Borrowed. “The work Everything Is Borrowed consist of a selection of collages made from my ever-growing collection of found images, the collection is constantly undergoing structuring, categorizing, organizing and reorganizing. I’m interested in the connections and similarities I find between famous works of art and pictures made by anonymous people. […]

Aaron Gustafson

Aaron Gustafson Work from Bonus Baby “I cut out my likeness from each photo as a way of reimagining the moments and to reconcile unremembered or painful past moments with my present self…The photographs are open-ended, ambiguous, and dishonest.” – Aaron Gustafson

Benjamin Gaulon

Benjamin Gaulon Work from 2.4GHz “The 2.4Ghz project uses a wireless video receiver to hack into wireless surveillance cameras. This device (which is now part of consumers popular products), can be used for wireless surveillance cameras, but it can also be used for parents to monitor their children. Such systems are becoming more popular as […]

Florian Freier

Florian Freier Work from Copy-Paste” – Recreating Andreas Gursky (Google Earth Remix) “As many young photographers, I always dreamt about flying around the world, visiting spectacular spots and places, just like Superstar Andreas Gursky does. So finally I decided to stop dreaming and just do It …in Google Earth.” – text via Flachware