Archive for the ‘Duchamp’ Category

When Frank Lloyd Wright met Marcel Duchamp!

02/24/2008
They, and others talked for nine hours.
That’s Duchamp on the left and Frank Lloyd Wright in the center.
(On the right is art and music critic Alfred Frankenstein.)

You can download and listen to 7.5 hours of it.

The Western Round Table on Modern Art met in San Francisco on April 8, 9 and 10, 1949. The artists and critics opine on art in a changing culture, degeneracy, science, communication, the public, the critic, and other topics, including my favorite – the beautiful.
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02/11/2007

You would rust too.

The city bans dogs from Magdalena Abakanowicz’ Agora sculpture in Grant Park!

A month ago we brought you the first photos of rust or damage on the lowest parts of the sculptures. Now we learn dogs are doing their thing on the cast-iron. Is there a correlation? Is that art too? Should we put Duchamp’s “Fountain” in the park?

-E

02/11/2007

You would rust too.

The city bans dogs from Magdalena Abakanowicz’ Agora sculpture in Grant Park!

A month ago we brought you the first photos of rust or damage on the lowest parts of the sculptures. Now we learn dogs are doing their thing on the cast-iron. Is there a correlation? Is that art too? Should we put Duchamp’s “Fountain” in the park?

-E

12/22/2006

Gehry hearts Duchamp

“If all goes according to plan, work will begin within weeks on the $4 billion Atlantic Yards project near Downtown Brooklyn, which won final approval from a state oversight board on Wednesday after three years of furious debate…”

And isn’t Gehry’s project,

______________________ Duchamp’s ‘Nude Descending a Staircase?’

12/22/2006

Gehry hearts Duchamp

“If all goes according to plan, work will begin within weeks on the $4 billion Atlantic Yards project near Downtown Brooklyn, which won final approval from a state oversight board on Wednesday after three years of furious debate…”

And isn’t Gehry’s project,

______________________ Duchamp’s ‘Nude Descending a Staircase?’