Index of Titles Filed Under 'Painting'

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What is a woman? What is a man? How do they—and how should they—relate to each other? Does our yearning for “wholeness” refer to something real, and if there is a Whole, what is it, and why do we feel so estranged from it? For centuries now, art and literature have increasingly valorized uniqueness and self-sufficiency. The theoreticians who loom so large within contemporary thought also privilege difference over similarity. Silverman reminds us that this is but half the story, and a dangerous half at that, for if we are all individuals, we are doomed to be rivals and enemies. ...

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Paul Chan, Maja Oeri, Sven Lütticken
A picture d0es n0t adequately stage reality if it = true 0r false. — From New New Testament: Book 2 New New Testament documents Paul Chan’s monumental project Volumes, a series of over one thousand paintings made out of dismantled book covers and the texts that complement each painting. A selection of Volumes premiered at Documenta 13 in Kassel, Germany in 2012, but New New Testament is the first time all the paintings have been united in a single publication. Each painting evokes how books and works of art—both considered objects of knowledge in the past—now exist in our digitally interconnected world chiefly as ...

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Paul Chan, Maya Oeri, Sven Lütticken
%%% %%% %%% %%% %%% %%% Metta World Peace = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = once praised the unsurpassable dignity of fireworks as the only art that aspires 2 ephemerality, to only illuminate 4 an instant n then fade away. — From New New Testament: Book 3 New New Testament documents Paul Chan’s monumental project Volumes, a series of over one thousand paintings made out of dismantled book covers and the texts that complement each painting. A selection of Volumes premiered at Documenta 13 in Kassel, Germany in 2012, but New New Testament is the first ...

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T. J. Clark was born in Bristol, England, in 1943, and educated at Bristol Grammar School, Cambridge University, and the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London. He has taught at various places in England and the U.S., since 1988 at Berkeley, where he is at present George C. and Helen N. Pardee Chair, and Professor of Art History. His books include The Absolute Bourgeois: Artists and Politics in France, 1848-51 and Image of the People: Gustave Courbet and the 1848 Revolution, (both 1973); The Painting of Modern Life: Paris in the Art of Manet and his Followers, 1985; Farewell ...

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To broaden the discussion of 21st century consciousness and aesthetic production, Silvershed contacted three artists: Matt Mullican, John McCracken, and Peter Halley. As a selection, these three artists address cultural shifts in the 70s and 80s with early digital inquiries in their work–demonstrating a broadening range of aesthetics, application, and production. The artists’ conversations have been fruitful in many ways and expanded the scope of our initial questions, engendering renewed ways to look and to think about their work today.

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For the event The Real Thing, Urbanomic brought together a group of writers to create new interpretative labels for the set of paintings grouped under the title Art and the Sublime at Tate Britain

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In this edited extract from her new book The Autobiography of Video: The Life and Times of a Memory Technology, Ina Blom examines the memory and history of early analog video, and investigates how the medium, heralding new forms of technological and social life, prehended the forms and forces of painting.

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Vern Blosum does not exist. The story can be told simply: in 1961 an artist paints five canvases inspired by pages in a horticulture book; then came parking meters, water hydrants, and animals. Some of them were shown at Leo Castelli Gallery, sold to collectors and public institutions, included in seminal exhibitions or books on Pop art—a seemingly normal progression in an artist’s career, were it not for a rumor that emerged regarding his true identity. Alfred H. Barr, the legendary director of MoMA, started to worry about the rumor sometime in 1964 and, after extensive inquiries, came to the ...

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