Archives for posts tagged ‘awesome’

Ulrich Vogel

Ulrich Vogel Work from his oeuvre. “..Right up to the present day Ulrich Vogl‘s work has been defined by an approach which is both conceptual and experimental. The sources of inspiration are often the materials themselves: everyday objects such as slide projectors, construction lamps, cardboard tubes and aluminium foil, or materials which carry a hint […]

Kazimir Malevich

Kazimir Malevich Work from his oeuvre. “…In 1911, when Kandinsky speaks in “On the Spiritual in Art” about the reduction of all painterly mimesis, all representation of the world—the reduction that reveals that all paintings are actually combinations of colors and shapes—he wants to guarantee the survival of his vision of painting through all possible […]

Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter Work from his oeuvre (retrospective currently at the Centre Pompidou) “I do not obey any intention, system or trend; I have no programme, style or pretention. I love uncertainty, infinity and permanent insecurity.” The exhibition “Panorama”, a retrospective itinerary, demonstrates how this figure of contemporary painting was able to reinvent himself by reinventing […]

Clement Valla

Clement Valla Work from The Universal Texture (including the full post / essay from Rhizome) These artists (…) counter the database, understood as a structure of dehumanized power, with the collection, as a form of idiosyncratic, unsystematic, and human memory. They collect what interests them, whatever they feel can and should be included in a […]

Esther Stocker

Esther Stocker Work from her oeuvre. “In the late nineties Esther Stocker debuted with geometric abstract paintings, in which signs and orthogonal grids are superimposed on a limited range of colours: white, grey, black. In these paintings, the irregular grids recall the concept of ‘mimesis’ – not in the Platonic sense of the imitation of […]

Adam Harvey

Adam Harvey Work from CV Dazzle. “…CV Dazzle™ is form of expressive interference that takes the form of makeup and hair styling (or other modifications). The name is derived from CV, a common abbreviation for computer vision, and Dazzle a type of camouflage used during WWI. Dazzle camouflage was originally used to break apart the […]

Rick Silva

Rick Silva Work from En plein air. “Silva’s “En plein air” is an ultimately logical endeavor considering the artist’s mariage of natural and technological material and imagery in his practice. Here Silva is producing computer based works on location – in the open air – in the tradition of the impressionists. We are offered a […]

Le Creative Sweatshop

Le Creative Sweatshop Work from Cinq Fruits “Le Creative Sweatshop combines the installation form and the photography to do interesting contemporary still lifes based in soft colors and forms and made from common objects and materials. Most pieces are handmade which gives them a fragile stature” via Triangulation

Ends of the Earth

Ends of the Earth Featuring works from Johan Stephen, Charles Eams and Ray Eams, Robert Smithson, and SUPERSTUDIO. “Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974 is the first large-scale, historical-thematic exhibition to deal broadly with Land art, capturing the simultaneous impulse emergent in the 1960s to use the earth as an artistic medium and […]

New Media Lecture Series – Jeremiah Johnson

Jeremiah Johnson is a computer musician and artist based in Brooklyn, NY. His work explores the politics of appropriation, failure, and the tension between order & chaos through creative (mis)uses of consumer electronics and elements of early Internet vernacular. He is the founder of the 8bitpeoples low-tech audio/visual collective, member of Computers Club Drawing Society […]