Archives for posts tagged ‘old school’

Marine Hugonnier

Marine Huggonier Work from “Art for Modern Architecture” “In Hugonnier’s Art for Modern Architecture series, the text of each newspaper page is kept intact while Hugonnier’s own silkscreened color blocks replace the photographs. Hugonnier selects newspaper front pages from significant moments in history—from the fall of communism to the end of the Vietnam War or […]

Alexi Shulgin

Alexi Shulgin Work from Form Art. “In 1997, he released his first interactive work, Form Art, in which only minimum factors are programmed in the form of HTML. Shulgin describes this page as a “formalistic” aesthetical art site”. Navigating this site requires aimless click-throughs of blank boxes and links, which lead the viewer through countless […]

Cheryl Donegan

Cheryl Donegan Work from her oeuvre. “Painting is the touchstone for Cheryl Donegan’s aesthetic, though she seldom produces work that resembles painting in any conventional sense. Indeed, her preferred media are video, performance, and installation, and her recurrent points of reference film, MTV video, modern decor, and the mass media. By such means, she addresses […]

jodi.org

jodi.org Work from globalmove.us. The following are just screen grabs, take the time and visit the site, it is well worth it. “Icons dominate the modern maps completely and with the comic style Google simplifications of symbols our ives have become very ordinary. There are currently some 166 Google standard symbols available in Google Earth […]

William Anastasi

William Anastasi Work from his oeuvre. “William Anastasi is one of the founders of both Conceptual and Minimal Art — relevant works were made before the movements were named.  These works, starting in 1961, include Relief and Microphone, among the earliest examples of Conceptual Art.  Between 1963 and 1966, we have Sink — a clear demonstration of entropy […]

Peter Fischli and David Weiss

Peter Fischli and David Weiss Work from Equilibres. “The Equilibres photographs are images of household objects and studio detritus arranged to form tenuously-balanced assemblages, and it is from this moment of passing equilibrium that the series takes its name. The group includes both color and black & white photographs and takes as its subtitle the phrase, […]

Agnes Denes

Agnes Denes Work from her oeuvre. “One of the early pioneers of both the environmental art movement and Conceptual art, Agnes Denes brings her wide ranging interests in the physical and social sciences, mathematics, philosophy, linguistics, poetry and music to her delicate drawings, books and monumental artworks. In 1982, she carried out what has become one […]

Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries

Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries Work from their oeuvre. Check here, here, here and here. “YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES (YHCHI) is a two-artist collective based in Seoul, South Korea. Using Flash animation techniques, they create fast-moving, text-based artworks that are synchronized with original scores. Using a seemingly simple format—texts on monochromatic backgrounds—YHCHI weaves complex and evocative […]

Phillipe Halsman

Phillipe Halsman Work from Jump. “Jump was born in 1952, Halsman said, after an arduous session photographing the Ford automobile family to celebrate the company’s 50th anniversary. As he relaxed with a drink offered by Mrs. Edsel Ford, the photographer was shocked to hear himself asking one of the grandest of Grosse Pointe’s grande dames […]

Martina Shenal

Martina Shenal Work from Void Diaries. “The void diaries series was produced over the course of one year by photographing the space just beyond my second floor bedroom window. Made with a simple amateur point and shoot camera, the screen becomes a scrim and the point of focus fluctuates between the screen and the landscape. […]