Simon hantai in us people thought minimalism was the end to painting that painting is an exhausted medium in france however, minimalism was viewed as something to be dealt with within painting. Digital, real-time transformation of familiar material in the live performance setting creates a new perspective in which a now “shared familiar” becomes unfamiliar through processes that mediatize, re-contextualize, ultimately re-vision original material and expectations. According to this model, the transformation of an everyday thing into an art object is brought about by the thing’s literal or notional inscription as art by the artist, its consequent display within the gallery space, and its ultimate reception as art by a public (de duve 1994, p70. In doing so, her performances test her physical, mental and emotional limits, even risking her life in a quest for heightened consciousness, transcendence and self-transformation re-performed continuously in shifts throughout this exhibition for a total of over 700 hours. Earle brown (1926-2002) was a crucial part of the seminal group of experimental composers known as the new york school, and his work intersects in fascinating ways with that of his colleagues john cage, morton feldman, and christian wolff.
A supertemporal filmic response to john cage's 4'33, zen for film brings the materialities of filmic projection and historical transformation into the work itself, gathering new scratches and dust with each revolution through the reels and over time. Vito acconci by richard prince marina abramović, we were part of a group of artists—among them john cage, and she creates transformation out of the simplest materials, featuring her own body an intensely physical person, she combines it with the spiritual in a completely unique way. In this transformation the viewer, refused the safe, sovereign space of formal art, is cast back on the here and now”16 it is acconci’s repositioning of language and redefinition of language within its usage that makes it operate as a “thing” or an object to be used, just as a shoe or a tool.
Wwwalexandrest-ongecom. For over 20 years christian marclay has been creating works that explore the intersection of the aural and the visual, reflecting on the nature of how sound and image are related his work has an immediacy and a sense of connectedness rarely seen in that of purely visual artists. John cage - american composer, music theorist, writer and artist whose studies incorporate zen, buddhism and chance operation into his practice via the ching, the chinese book of change 4'33'' the most unconvention, structured time, performed within three part with a stopwatch, set a stage for a kind of attention.
Vito acconci was born in new york in1940 and is an architect, photographer and video performer he established himself and stands out for the originality of his art, aimed at creating an unconventional language entirely based on body perceptiveness. Vito acconci (b 1940) is known as a conceptual designer, installation and performance artist in the 1960s he embraced performance in order to define my body in space, find a ground for myself, an alternate ground from the page ground i had as a poet. In this review of san francisco moma's exhibition ‘the art of participation: 1950 to now’ the author evaluates the curator's use of the document as a form of historical record and an opportunity to replay interactive art experiences in space and time. Joseph beuys (german: [ˈjoːzɛf ˈbɔʏs] 12 may 1921 – 23 january 1986) was a german fluxus, happening, and performance artist as well as a sculptor, installation artist, graphic artist, art theorist, and pedagogue. Chris twomey (born 1954) is an american female multi-media artist and filmmaker her work focuses on her life and experience as a springboard for meditations on the human condition where origins and identity in relationship to the individual in society are explored through scientific , psychological , and conceptual art themes.
John cage b 1912-1992, usa john cage was an american composer, music theorist, writer, and artista pioneer of indeterminacy in music, electroacoustic music, and non-standard use of musical instruments, cage was one of the leading figures of the post-war avant-gardecritics have lauded him as one of the most influential american composers of the 20th century. 8 foot cage inside his studio for a year, neither conversing, reading, or writing, nor listening to the radio or watching television, during which time a friend took charge of his food, clothing, and waste. Posts about vito acconci written by books on books by making the viewer’s eye move from layer to layer — looking in, through and side to side — hazard’s work achieves a sense of movement. Painting presents figure in full frame, scarcely contained by the cage of the canvas colorful, asymettrical arms/wings/claws, twisted and useless, three legs, mythological beast damaged past and transformed future.
Post-cagean aesthetics and the eventscore 61 young's early compositions to the sculptural production undertaken by brecht, ono and others, many of these early word pieces could take object form or produce a material residue: material objects potentially presented for exhibition, just as the scores themselves could be (and were) exhibited. 15th world wide video festival amsterdam: stedelijk museum/melkweg, 1997: 170-171 15th world wide video festival amsterdam: stedelijk museum/melkweg, 1997: 170-171. The adding of propositions—the transformation of non-art into art—depends on the existence of institutions that guarantee art as art: museums, galleries, magazines, criticism, retrospectives, and so on.
In 1952 cage composed 4' 33'', a piece which consisted only of sounds from the concert hall the same year, rauschenberg painted his white paintings, whose integral component is the shadow of the observer. Theories and documents of contemporary art : a sourcebook of artists' writings / [edited by] kristine stiles and peter selz. Acconci works more like john cage – devising rules for a chance to appear and let to rule all larkin reaches to acconci with whom she shares respect for a poetic force, a force of poetry, in that she uses often her body, her “i” to cross over from private to public realm, still seen from the back only(in her street performances. Unnoticed in a crowded restaurant, rubbing obsessively at the skin of his forearm until he develops a sore (fig 47-48), acconci is performing the violence of stalled transformation and the quiet social approbation it receives.