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Ed Ruscha on working with gunpowder

Artist Ed Ruscha discusses the appeal of using gunpowder as a drawing medium.
Another example of how experimentation with materials was part of Ruscha’s methodologies.

Ed Ruscha on working with gunpowder

Artist Ed Ruscha discusses the appeal of using gunpowder as a drawing medium.
Another example of how experimentation with materials was part of Ruscha’s methodologies.

Ed Ruscha at Crown Point Press

I love the way he talks about working with the process, experimenting and allowing accidents. Also that he doesn’t feel that one print or photograph necessarily could become a painting.

Ed Ruscha at Crown Point Press

I love the way he talks about working with the process, experimenting and allowing accidents. Also that he doesn’t feel that one print or photograph necessarily could become a painting.

Robert Rauschenberg – Erased De Kooning

In this video Rauschenberg discusses one of his most controversial works ‘Erased De Kooning’. I love that he says that the work wasn’t an act of defacement, it was poetry!

Robert Rauschenberg – Erased De Kooning

In this video Rauschenberg discusses one of his most controversial works ‘Erased De Kooning’. I love that he says that the work wasn’t an act of defacement, it was poetry!

Cady Noland; the quiet cool

…who seems content to exhibit in the most underground of all artistic venues, the mind. page 64 Flash Art Jan/Feb 2012

Cady Noland; the quiet cool

…who seems content to exhibit in the most underground of all artistic venues, the mind. page 64 Flash Art Jan/Feb 2012

Women of the Avant-garde 1920-1940 – Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Louisiana (located north of Copenhagen) is the museum of my childhood. It is always good to have another reason to re-visit it…

Women of the Avant-garde 1920-1940 – Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Louisiana (located north of Copenhagen) is the museum of my childhood. It is always good to have another reason to re-visit it…

Torsten Lauschmann showing in Newcastle…

AV Festival at the Laing Art Gallery where Lauschmann has created a show that reward the patient viewer with a kind of magic that slows, even the most hardened Londoner, down to a pace of wonder.

Torsten Lauschmann showing in Newcastle…

AV Festival at the Laing Art Gallery where Lauschmann has created a show that reward the patient viewer with a kind of magic that slows, even the most hardened Londoner, down to a pace of wonder.

Royal Academy of Arts Annual Lecture; Richard Tuttle in conversation with Richard Shiff

Richard Tuttle was discussing his work with Richard Shiff (Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at the University of Texas) at the Royal Academy of Arts. Shiff started the conversation by introducing Tuttle’s piece “3rd Rope Piece” (1974) as seen above.

Royal Academy of Arts Annual Lecture; Richard Tuttle in conversation with Richard Shiff

Richard Tuttle was discussing his work with Richard Shiff (Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at the University of Texas) at the Royal Academy of Arts. Shiff started the conversation by introducing Tuttle’s piece “3rd Rope Piece” (1974) as seen above.

Still Photography?

Panel discussions are interesting set ups that beautifully mirror social interactions generally. Are people on the panel generally interested in each others views? Or is it simply a case of getting your word in…not worrying about quality but rather aiming for quantity?

Still Photography?

Panel discussions are interesting set ups that beautifully mirror social interactions generally. Are people on the panel generally interested in each others views? Or is it simply a case of getting your word in…not worrying about quality but rather aiming for quantity?

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Gerhard Richter at Tate Modern… an observation…

At the Gerhard Richter show I noted this Tate Modern writing next to one of the works; ‘…paint sometimes obscures the subject and elsewhere draws us to notice the peculiarity of a mundane image.’ I agree with the statement… but

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Gerhard Richter at Tate Modern… an observation…

At the Gerhard Richter show I noted this Tate Modern writing next to one of the works; ‘…paint sometimes obscures the subject and elsewhere draws us to notice the peculiarity of a mundane image.’ I agree with the statement… but

V&A, London, The Photographs Gallery…

I went to the photography display at the Victoria and Albert Museum because my dentist is around the corner… but I was also interested in how the new display looked and what they had prioritised. Entering the history of photography

V&A, London, The Photographs Gallery…

I went to the photography display at the Victoria and Albert Museum because my dentist is around the corner… but I was also interested in how the new display looked and what they had prioritised. Entering the history of photography