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Artist As Rock Star / Rock Star As Artist

Publié le 1 novembre, 2009 | Pas de commentaires
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Artist As Rock Star / Rock Star As Artist

When musicians are invited to show in a contemporary art context, their sub-cultural cache is not all they bring to the situation; a two-person exhibit at Galerie Lucile Corty by singer-songwriter David-Ivar Herman Düne and visual artist Marlie Mul generates unexpected (and unintentional) perspectives on the relationship between popular culture and high art. Régine Debatty, […]

The Postmodern Wit of Zeke Moores

Publié le 1 février, 2008 | Pas de commentaires
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The Postmodern Wit of Zeke Moores

Postmodern wit parades around in a historicist coat of many colours. It toys mockingly with the original sin of believing you can be original as an artist. We find it in art’s reflexiveness toward its own history, its own objecthood, and its own institutional settings. Marcel Duchamp’s pissoir of 1917 was the prototype for a […]