Knowledge & History

“Countless layers of ideas, images, feelings have fallen successively on your brain as softly as light. It seems that each buries the preceding, but none has really perished.”

-Charles Baudelaire

Escape Attempts

“Conceptual artists are mystics rather than rationalists. They leap to conclusions that logic cannot reach…Illogical judgements lead to new experience…Formal art is essentially rational.”

-Sol LeWitt, “Sentences on Conceptual Art” 1969. In Lucy R. Lippard, “Six Years: The Dematerialization of the Art Object from 1966 to 1972 (New York, 1973), 75.

Gehry vs. Graves

Crimp’s example of Postmodern (progressive) architectural appropriation in his 1982 essay “Appropriating Appropriation”.

Frank Gehry | Home in Santa Monica | 1978

Crimp’s example of Modernist (retrograde) architectural appropriation.

Michael Graves | Portland Public Services Building | 1982

Mapping By Pedestrian

Project #1 | Group # 3 | Aidan Liller, Sarah Scroggins, Lindsey Webb, Victoria Sank | Drawings & Video Installation

Name That Building

Project #1 | Group #2 | Alicia Price, Emily Speck, Ali Goodman, Paige Rowley | Paper Silhouettes

Dome Aesthetics

Project #1 | Group #1 | Pilar Arrieta, Rebecca Marino, Monica Wright, Katy Potts | Invitation to Event.

More Marclay

Video Quartet (2002), a large, four-screen projection featuring hundreds of clips from old Hollywood films, with actors and musicians making sound or playing instruments, represents a high point of his vision, an elaborate audio-visual collage that evokes pop culture, appropriation art and sampling.” (more)

Video Quartet, 2002, Edition of 5
Four-channel DVD projection, with sound
96 x 480 in. (243.8 x 1219.2 cm)