Art on the Edge: 17 Contemporary American Artists (2009) by George Clack (Editor)

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His awards and honors include a Robert Schoelkopf Fellowship (2001), a Louis Sudler Prize (1997), and a Thomas T. Hoopes Prize (1997). Saunders lives and works in Berlin, Germany. “Performance and self-consciousness, spectatorship and emulation are, by now, well-worn ideas, and mass cultural models have replaced the individual and family as basic units of philosophy and psychology. The culture market has swollen larger than any language that could describe it. We are, more than ever, finely attuned to the minor movements of things — a hyper-sophisticated, mannered world of virtuosic culture portraying itself.

I am interested in the ways in which all these projects can transcend a type of temporality that is inherent in their materials and their display, while they work toward a structure that is grounded in empiricism. ” using contact paper to delineate an image, Santiago Cucullu Portal in the midst of Fermin Salvachea’s barricade in Cadiz acts as a mirror to me now, 2003 Watercolor on watercolor paper 28 x 21 in. 3 cm) Collection of Burt Aaron; courtesy of Julia Friedman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois 29 Santiago Cucullu Lunchtime, the best of times, 2002 Plastic tablecloths and shelf 14 x 7-1/2 x 14 in.

It’s been loved and hated and loved again, and ultimately discarded. There are so many stories to be told within these objects. And oftentimes once they’ve been thrown away and you find them in the garbage, they’re pale imitations of what they once were. And it’s just sometimes very intriguing and exciting to see what these objects have become. htm# “Art:21 — Art in the Twenty-First Century” © Art21, Inc. 2001, 2003 Trenton Doyle Hancock Choir (detail), 2003 Installation: For a Floor of Flora Mixed media on canvas 97-5/8 x 137-1/2 in.

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