…your cup of fur...
Claire Trotignon, Laughing out loud, 2011
“Untitled” or : Confessions of a post-post-modernist
Ben Carrick, 2013
Mark McEvoy is a british artist and illustrator. “New Lyrics for Old songs”, his most recent series, is an ongoing investigation on the relationship between images and text. New words are juxtaposed with old photographs, famous works of art and book covers, suggesting new interpretations and multiple meanings. Also, the project seems to suggest that any image, with an appropriate caption, can turn into an internet meme.
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You are always looking for an emotion that has already been felt, just as you like to get an old pair of trousers back from the cleaners, which seem new as long as you don’t look too close. Artists are cleaners, don’t be taken in by them. The real modern works of art are not made by artists, but quite simply by men.
Francis Picabia, in Jesus Christ Rastaquouère (1920)
Andreas Feininger, The Photojournalist, 1955
Minus (2002) by Christoph Büchel: a punk-concert was held inside a room at the Kunstverein Hannover. Immediately after the show, the entire room was frozen.
This book contains the first Google Image for every word in the dictionary.
ot.pdf 2000, by Holger Friese
Beam me up, Mike! , 2010
Scripted sculpture. 50 x 90 x 192 cm
“Beam me up, Mike! is a reorganized voxels of The statue of David by Michelangelo. By means of scripted modeling, the sculpture is voxelized in total 8 steps of refining cubes. The size of voxel cubes starts from 120mm of edge length and scales down to half each step. The top part (head of the statue) is in original shape as it represents ultimately refined voxels.”
Joshua Citarella, Occupy Parking Lots (with Persian Rugs), 2012. Genius!
[via michael stipe]
Nandan Ghiya‘s deFacebook.portrait series…
[via the creators project]
Maurizio Nannucci, There’s no reason to believe that art exists…
David Horvitz, Deprofessionalize poster…
Ann-Elise Coste, ‘Professionalization is killing art’ (2008)
“In cooperation with Gemeentemuseum The Hague, the Kunsthal Rotterdam proudly presents Museum Minutes, an exhibition in which visitors are tempted into spending longer looking at art. The aim of the exhibition is to extend the average time that museum visitors spend looking at individual artworks (currently 9 seconds). A remarkable total installation presents an amazing collection of artworks exhibited in such a way that visitors can experience them in a more intensive fashion.”
Music for Sleeping Children is an experimental collaboration between internationally recognized visual artist Charlie White and Mercury-nominated musician and producer Boom Bip (also known as Bryan Hollon). The project stems from White’s investigations of the representation of American adolescence, and was born from a relationship forged between White and Hollon in 2009 when they collaborated on “We Like to Shop,” a simple clap-along song from White’s experimental cartoon, OMG BFF LOL that Hollon converted into a throbbing club track for the work’s US premier at the Aldrich Museum. From there, White and Hollon set out to realize a far more ambitious project conceived by White as the marriage of in-depth teen interviews, discussions, and studio projects with pop, electronica, hip hop and experimental composition. Working in tandem, White and Hollon fashioned the concept of each track around the original studio recordings of teen girls ranging in age from 12 to 16. From eager enthusiasms, to exuberant chants, to adolescent melancholia, Music for Sleeping Children underscores the complex tensions resonant in the teen voices while transforming each girl into a popular music form of her own. Magical, uncomfortable, and original, Music for Sleeping Children is an artwork, an archive, and an album.
[via new lyrics for old songs]
“In the information society, the world is the frame. Art, in these conditions, has the potential of being “received” by millions of people at the same time, without a hierarchy of reception.”
– Joseph Kosuth, 1968.
She Has a Hot Ass. How conceptual art influenced the World Wide Web. On Citizen Brooklyn