Grapefruit

April 28, 2011 § Leave a comment

Yoko Ono’s Grapefruit

at MoMA last August.

Hello Word

April 28, 2011 § Leave a comment

Syllabus from Adam Parrish’s course at ITP

Reading and Writing Electronic Text

More resources & info here.

Last Year, This Year

April 28, 2011 § Leave a comment

James Salter’s lists of possible titles for Light Years.

From the Paris Review Blog (more pix there).

Statement Objects: Carey Young

April 25, 2011 § Leave a comment

Carey Young: “Counter Offer 2008” (Inkjet prints, dyptich)

Offer

I offer you liberty.

This offer will be automatically withdrawn on the making of a counter offer.

Any counter offer is hereby rejected.

Counter Offer

I offer you justice.

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Carey Young: “Disclaimer (Risk) 2008” (Inkjet print on paper)

Disclaimer

Your reliance on this work of art is at your own risk.

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On view at the New Museum in the show “An accord is first and formost only a proposition

See also Carey Young’s website


The Estate of Rochelle F.

April 24, 2011 § Leave a comment

from Rochelle Fenstein’s

The Estate of Rochelle F” at On Stellar Rays in which she recycles content from her studio:

The Estate of Rochelle F. began during the economic downturn of 2009, when Feinstein surveyed her studio’s assets, counting among these older stretchers, unfinished paintings, unused art supplies, and an assortment of other resources. Feinstein ventured to optimize these assets’ value by recombining the materials into a new body of work. In making The Estate, Feinstein 1) would not spend any additional money on this work, 2) would use any and all supplies as “assets,” and 3) would use maximal material and minimal gesture.”

Jeff Thompson: The Poetics of Data

April 23, 2011 § Leave a comment

Jeff Thompson
discusses data sets as poetic texts.

[Image: Printout from Art & Language Index 03]

“Index 03 included 64,000 possible combinations of its own text, represented in a shorthand code created for the project. An example line included in Howard’s essay:

C(EX)AB1(X) & N(EX)BC2(X) & N(EX)CD3(X) & N(EX)EF5(X) & N(EX)FG6(X) & C(EX)GH7(X) & N(EX)HI8(X) & N(EX)IJ9(X) & N(EX)JK10(X) & C(EX)KL11(X) & N(EX)LM12(X) & C(EX)MN13(X) & C(EX)NO14(X) & C(EX)OP15(X) & C(EX)PQ16(X).

This interest in merging logical operations and invented linguistic systems with the formal, visual/verbal, and associative – what we can loosely refer to as “poetic” concerns – presents us another possible Rosetta Stone to begin reading data as text. ”

[see: White Heat Cold Logic: British Computer Art 1960-1980. Ed. Brown, Paul; Gere, Charlie; Lambert, Nicholas; Mason, Catherine. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2008 (pg. 334), from the essay: Conceptual Art, Language, Diagrams, and Indexes by Graham Howard.]

From the wonderful LEMON HOUND

The Colors in Rob Myer’s Studio

April 21, 2011 § Leave a comment

The colors in Rob Myer’s studio.

Updated live every 10 minutes.

Here’s how he does it.

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