Posts tagged art

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„Eyes Wide Open“ - The photographic early works of cult film director Stanley Kubrick.

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 Grace Cossington Smith outside her home Turramurra, 1915.

 Grace Cossington Smith outside her home Turramurra, 1915.

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 Félix Vallotton (1865-1925)

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"Ceiling Painting (YES Painting)" Yoko Ono (1966)

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Ceramic art nouveau vase with mermaid and lover, ca. 1900
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Ceramic art nouveau vase with mermaid and lover, ca. 1900
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Saul Leiter, “Paris” (1959)

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I love this movie. Babette’s feast is one of my favorite films. 

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OBSCENITY + ART

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Nothing that is expressed is obscene. What is obscene is what is hidden.Nagisa Ōshima in court defending himself against obscenity charges.

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Pedro Reyes: Imagine

Imagine is a set of 50 musical instruments fabricated out of destroyed weapons – revolvers, shot-guns, machine-guns, etc. This work is a progression of Palas por Pistolas (2008), where 1527 weapons were melted and made into the same number of shovels to plant 1527 trees. In April this year I got a call from the government who had learned about Palas por Pistolas, they told me a public destruction of weapons was to take place in Ciudad Juarez and asked me if I was interested in keeping the metal, which would otherwise have been buried as usual. I accepted the material but I wanted to do something new this time. 6700 weapons, cut into parts and rendered useless, were given to me and I set out to make them into instruments.

A group of 6 musicians worked for 2 weeks shoulder-to-shoulder turning these agents of death into instruments of life. The task was challenging but they succeeded in extracting sounds, from percussion to wind and string. It’s difficult to explain but the transformation was more than physical. It’s important to consider that many lives were taken with these weapons; as if a sort of exorcism was taking place the music expelled the demons they held, as well as being a requiem for lives lost.

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