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Will the universe end in a big snap? By David...
Focusing on a logical but gruesome end for the universe could reveal elusive quantum gravity IMAGINE one day you wake up and look at yourself in the mirror only to find that something is terribly wrong. You look grainy and indistinct, like a low-quality image blown up so much that the features are barely recognisable. You scream, and the sound that comes out is distorted too, like...
New Scientist article questioning theories on the... →
Anselm Keifer documentary
is playing at Film Forum, anyone interested in seeing it? http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/07/movies/sophie-fienness-over-your-cities-grass-will-grow.html?ref=arts
Joshua Abelow →
What do you all think of this artist? What about his sister Tisch (http://tischabelow.com/)?
A draft of some ideas of shared energy. What do you see, what do you think?
P.S.1 visit and resulting thoughts and questions
I went to P.S.1 on Thursday and saw part 2 of the Francis Alys show, Ryan Trecatin’s Any ever, and Laurel Nakadate’s Only the Lonely. I would recommend all of them, although the Alys show was the least engrossing of the three; his Moma show was more substantial, although the piece with the 64 guards in London was awesome. The Trecartin show is insane, I can’t say I’ve...
I just saw The Tree of Life and it was astounding. Highly recommended. -Eric
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Who are three active, living, and exhibiting artists you like and why? Please include images.
Why do you make work (painting, drawing, poetry, whatever)? When we die either our consciousness or our physical body will continue to exist, the concept of eternity is very real. Why do you make work within the medium(s) you make work in (why drawing/painting/poetry/whatever) and not something else? I enjoy painting and the freedom painting allows as a medium, my work often is finished...
Jerry Saltz on the current state of Art →
This article is interesting. Please read and comment.
IDP ART BLOG #40 →
Please read this blog post, absorb it, and comment on the blog if you feel up to it. It’s gotten pretty intense. Robert seems a little confused and talking with him is helping me clarify some problems I have with Buddhism and some admissions as to the nature of looking and creating.
A sketch for a video I’m working on.
Josh Muscles Freydkis
Josh Freydkis “Untitled,” 2011 Pencil, gel transfer on newsprint 8.5 x 11” Josh Freydkis “Everybody who died in the first season of the X-Files in order of appearance,” 2011 Digital print on paper 36 x 48” Josh Freydkis “Hawaii, 1967,” 2011 Ink, hot sauce, gel transfer on xeroxed paper 18 x 24” Why do you make work (painting, drawing, poetry,...
Some Answers - By Emily
-Why do you make work (painting, drawing, poetry, whatever)? -Why do you make work within the medium(s) you make work in (why drawing/painting/poetry/whatever) and not something else? -Would you classify yourself as an artist or as a painter or drawer or poet? Why? Is there a difference between “artist” and “painter” I make drawings and take photographs to explore the...