Archives for posts tagged ‘appropriation’

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

Michael Wolf

Josué Rauscher

Josué Rauscher Work from his oeuvre, text from his website, translated by Google. I WOULD GLADLY MAKE SECOND HAND SCULPTURES. (I would gladly do sculptures by hand). – – – I like to say that I am the little free time I have to fix the world with a jigsaw (and some other utensils). (I […]

Pavel Maria Smejkal

Pavel Maria Smejkal Work from Fatescapes features images from the canon of photographic history with the subjects removed. “In my last work I am interested in historical contexts of human history, widely recorded by photographic medium in the last three centuries, I am interested in the medium itself, in its representational function and image as […]

Thomas Eberwein and Marc Kremers

Thomas Eberwein and Marc Kremers Work from As Found. “The Image as it is. As-Found is our creative response to the trillions of images available on the Internet. The ‘As’ in As-Found stands for the perfection we perceive in these images. These images, as they have been found, are perfect in our eyes, and we want […]

Hugh Brown

Hugh Brown Work from Allegedly: New Chainsaw Works. “Hugh Brown first cut his teeth as a chainsaw collector and punk rock aficionado; an unlikely pairing that spawned a Grammy award-winning music-packaging design artist and an obsessive appropriation artist compelled to insert chainsaw references into brilliant forgeries of Ed Ruscha, Jackson Pollack, Ed Keinholz, John Baldessari […]

Simon Menner

Simon Menner Work from Images from the secret STASI archive. “In a time that is more and more defined by mechanisms of surveillance the “gaze of the Big Brother” seems ever more omnipresent. This brings me to the point to ask myself what it really is that the Big Brother sees. Can the terror such […]

Michael Huey

Michael Huey Work from his oeuvre. “The physical, hands-on part of my work takes place in the archive. It involves sorting, searching, and seeing. Mentally – and physically – it is fatiguing. Conceptually, the work revolves around the idea of loss…disintegration…and the attendant themes of legacy, inheritance, and inventory. In a phrase: ‘what remains’. Things […]

Michael Mandiberg

Michael Mandiberg Work from AfterSherrieLevine.com. “In 1936 Walker Evans photographed the Burroughs, a family of sharecroppers in Depression era Alabama. In 1979 in Sherrie Levine rephotographed Walker Evans’ photographs from the exhibition catalog “First and Last.” In 2001 Michael Mandiberg scanned these same photographs, and created AfterWalkerEvans.com and AfterSherrieLevine.com to facilitate their dissemination as a […]

Guthrie Lonergan

This model is from a dream i had. i dreamed it would be a home for a person in outer space. it would float out in space aimlessly. the person would get his oxygen from the tree and his food from different fruit and vegetable plants that he would plant before being sent into space. […]