Archives for posts tagged ‘meta-art’

Sreshta Rit Premnath

Sreshta Rit Premnath Work from Storeys End. “Storeys End seems a culmination of Sreshta Rit Premnath’s engagement with the Viennese philosopher, Ludwig Wittgenstein, who undoubtedly acts as a kind of muse for the artist. Like Wittgenstein, Premnath relishes philosophical, linguistic, and cultural aporia. In Storeys End, named after the address where Wittgenstein composed his posthumous […]

Rémy Markowitsch

Rémy Markowitsch Work from Spirit. “The sheer quantity of this extraordinarily extensive private collection gave Rémy Markowitsch a point of reference for his own work, in which he also addresses the theme of excess and the phenomenon of manic enthusiasm. With an explorer’s thirst for knowledge, Markowitsch has combed through, brought to light and reinterpreted many of the traces left […]

Ethan Breckenridge

Ethan Breckenridge Work from his oeuvre. “TV Ads A scientist, after driving his electric/eco friendly go-cart like car to an observatory, looks through his telescope to discover an apocalypse-heralding asteroid tumbling towards the earth. In a heartbeat he is online finding his nearest Hummer dealer, and then off in his go-cart to the dealerships. The […]

Hunter Jonakin

Hunter Jonakin Work from Jeff Koons Must Die!!!. “Jeff Koons Must Die!!! is made up of a fabricated 80’s style stand-up arcade cabinet, and a simulated digital environment presented in a first-person perspective. Viewers must pay twenty-five cents to play the game and the virtual environment is traversed with a joystick and two arcade buttons. The […]

Jon Rafman and Tabor Robak

Jon Rafman and Tabor Robak Work from BNJP.exe. “After a rough week at work you contact an acquaintance who can get you Rhodopas M60A for a good price. The acquaintance gives you an eight-digit phone number that connects you to the shrill baud of a fax machine. Within a quarter-hour your phone rings, a low-toned […]

Hennessy Youngman

Hennessy Youngman Work From Art Thoughtz. “TO QUOTE B.I.G. “I BEEN IN THIS GAME FOR YEARS/ IT MADE ME AN ANIMAL/ THERE’S RULES TO THIS SHIT/ I WROTE ME A MANUAL/ A STEP BY STEP BOOK TO GET YOUR GAME ON TRACK” IMA HELP YA’LL MAKE IT IN THE ART WORLD WITH MY SIMPLE INSTRUCTION […]

Michael Demers

Michael Demers Work from Date Paintings (You Tube). “The conceptual artist On Kawara has produced an ongoing series of “date paintings” (the Today series), which consist entirely of the date on which the painting was executed in simple lettering set against a solid background. If the painting could not be completed on the day it […]

Judith Baumann

Judith Baumann Work from Travels with John. “Travels with John delves into my fantasy life in which I travel across the country with John Baldessari, imagining our conversations on life, love and landscape. In addition to recreating myriad conversations between John and I, I have collected and reinterpreted snapshots of our travels together ranging from […]

Artie Vierkant

Artie Vierkant Work from his oeuvre. Shortest statement ever: “His work concerns the degree to which digital media constitute fully tangible objects, actors which are both pliable and physical, structures to be broken into pieces and reconceived.” - Artie Vierkant

Tim Davis

Tim Davis Work from Permanent Collection (writing from The New Antiquity). “You are standing in a field in Italy, looking at a pile of rocks. They are unremarkable, rutting out the ground like any gentle reminder that we live on something called a “crust.” You’ve seen rocks and these are rocks. But someone else—a friend, […]