Archives for posts tagged ‘busts’

Vettor Pisani

Vettor Pisani Work from “Eroica/Antieroica” at MADRE, Naples. “Vettor Pisani figure appears to us today radically contemporary, that of a true precursor who successfully combined conceptual investigation with irony, the play of language with role playing, masking with the search for truth, major history with the chronicle of the trivial, the sacred with the profane, […]

Jon Rafman

Jon Rafman Work from New Age Demanded. “Inspired by classical Greek busts, Jon Rafman uses computer software to digitally render three-dimensional forms. The forms act as the structural surface on which two-dimensional Internet-sourced images are applied. The series is presented as large-scale archival pigment digital prints. Each print is created with its own specific texture […]

Darren Harvey-Regan

Darren Harvey-Regan Work from his oeuvre. “Entwining image and object, the work of Darren Harvey-Regan often sees a hybridisation of the conventions of photography and sculpture. As quietly humorous as they are frustrating his works challenge the viewer to distinguish where representation ends and the object begins. “The presentation of photographs in interaction with objects […]

Giulio Paolini

Giulio Paolini Work from his oeuvre. “…From the inception of Arte povera in the late 1960s Paolini was considered one of its leading exponents. Although he shared the conceptual emphasis of his colleagues, during the 1970s he turned increasingly to an investigation of the whole system of art as recorded in museums. The most famous […]

Jonathan Schipper

Jonathan Schipper Work from To Dust. ” Two sculptures are hung from a mechanism that gently grinds them into each other. The sculptures will slide against one another for many years creating new unimagined form… …The Shortcomings of the Living World’s Experiences vs. The Infinite Potentialities of The Universe, A DEATH CATHARSIS PARADIGM  The thrill of the […]

Oliver Michaels

Oliver Michaels Work from Museum Postcards. “The projections in this project are of images taken from museum postcards that are brought to life using a consumer animation package. The resulting videos of talking sculptures are projected onto fabricated structures within the space.” – Oliver Michaels

Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis

Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis Work from Still[ed] Life. “Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but it can also be a sincere source of creativity. That tenet is confirmed by “Still[ed] Life: Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis” at the Taft Museum of Art. … Their 10 busts of the neo-classical sculptor […]