“What is at work here is not that the image is iconic, but that it is graphic and SUPERFAMILIAR, which legitimizes its effect and distribution”
“As we ponder the future fugue states of Europe, the diplomatic inadequacy of the New West and Russia, questions arise”
‘linoleum buckles on counter tops, and unseasoned lumber twists walls out of plumb before the first occupants arrive.’
“Completely captivated by the photographic possibilities of light, both artists come at the medium with a desire to seek the extraordinary, in order to access invisible states of consciousness.”
“The image itself is being hailed as an icon of the current struggle between the American police state and the tremors of their abhorrent measure to kill young black Americans, which is no doubt racially and economically motivated”.
To combine cinematography with photography, Wall took his camera out of the studio along with lights and actors with the intention ofmaking pictures with the look of films from the 1970s that would lend a sharp, documentary style to his pieces. By Graham W. Bell In 1982, Wall took his photography to the street. Combining the aesthetic […]
“One should not assume that the “error” of the apparatus is simply a program waiting to occur”
There was something nearly satisfying in the midst of tying his sister’s best friend to a board of broken glass
Queen of Hearts, 1943-46 @ The Willem de Kooning Foundation “It is very interesting to notice that a lot of people who want to take the talking out of painting, for instance, do nothing else but talk about it.” – Willem de Kooning What Abstract Art Means to Me By Willem de Kooning, February […]
“Classon” is breakthrough in a way for artists Yoshi Kametani and Daisuke Yokota.
Hiroshi Sugimoto’s, ‘Seascapes’ is a meditation on time examined through repetition and constancy…
Let’s take the thing on its own terms: a book about trendy photographic art, swaddled in equivocal definitions of magic.