Dana DeGiulio, Untitled, 2013. Suburban, Oak Park, IL.
DeGiulio is a former student of Michelle Grabner’s who operates the Suburban, and is currently a colleague where they both teach at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. To underwrite the expenses of this project, DeGiulio sold a painting of Grabner’s that had been given to her as a gift earlier in their relationship. She consigned the work with James Cohan Gallery, who started represented Grabner in the time since she was announced as one of the three curators of the 2014 Whitney Biennial (an exhibition DeGiulio will not appear in). With the proceeds of the painting’s sale, DeGiulio purchased a 1996 Buick Sedan. On the morning of Sunday, November 17th, she wrecked the car into the original 8’x8’ Suburban gallery space. Grabner and her husband Brad Killam confirmed that afternoon that the building’s integrity has been compromised beyond repair, and whatever they decide to do with the gallery space moving forward, it will involve demolishing the current structure. The car is crumpled up against the front of the structure, and long, deep cracks (and considerable gaps between cinder blocks) fracture the building. A fold out brochure accompanies the wreck, with accompanying inscriptions such as this from Adrienne Rich: ”And I believed I was loved, I believed I loved Who did this to us,” and from Laurie Anderson, “O Superman, O mom and dad.”
photograph documentation by Dana DeGiulio + Patrick Quilao
I thought long and hard about this one, and I can’t seem to find anyway of redeeming this as good or interesting art.
It’s definitely annoying and rude and out of touch
I am not one to quickly say something is not art, but this is too personal to the artist for me or anyone else to be relevant.
Turner prize wining artist Laure Prouvost graduated with a Fine Art degree from renowned British art college Central Saint Martins in 2001.
’Signs’ was shown at EASTinternational 2009 for which Prouvost won the EAST award. In 2011 she was awarded the Max Mara Art Prize for Women.
the W of WHY???
Odilon Redon, Yellow Tree Against a Yellow Background, 1901
13 Shattered Panels (for Joey Ramone), 2001
13 standard panels of gypsum plaster board painted with black industrial lacquer
Hal Hartley is crowd funding his newest film, and he is about 2/3 there with a week to go. Help make this film — and get some good rewards in return.
I especially like the $10 which gives you any two downloads from his website, including several of his movies. Which if you want to download them would normally be $19,99 a piece! So you’re saving big and helping making this film!
I just regret you cannot pick two rewards, or pick the $10 one twice, for that matter. There are autographed screenplays and unique books and more. Let’s help Hal make this movie!
Ink used for digital printing is one of the most precious substances in the world. A single gallon of ink costs over four thousand dollars and this is one reason why digitally printed books are so expensive. However, the price of a book is not calculated according to the amount of ink used in its production. For example, a Lulu book of blank pages costs an artist as much to produce as a book filled with text or large photographs. Furthermore, as the number of pages increases, the price of each page decreases. A book containing the maximum number of pages printed entirely in black ink therefore results in the lowest cost and maximum value for the artist. Combining these two features, buyers of The Black Book can do so with the guarantee that they are getting the best possible value for their money.
I like this a lot; minimal form with maximum conceptual effect.
Etching in colors
Artist: Rob Pruitt
Venue: Massimo De Carlo, London
Exhibition Title: The Suicide Paintings
This is the most unfortunate way you could photograph the Night Watch.
This is not a very technically perfect photo. The flash is glaring, the composition distorts and crops and skews the subject.
This Rembrandt is shot like it’s leaving a nightclub, caught in the glare of a flash. A desecration of the canonical image.
You know how the Night Watch looks; it’s famous and available in intricate detail and very high resolution online.
This is not a photograph of the Nightwatch…
The edition contains the original full resolution 3106 x 2070 pixel image and photoshop file by Astrid Hermes and a PDF with the images, background information and related images. The original high resolution image of the Nightwatch by Rembrandt from the Rijksmuseum is included in this edition for reference. Buy at The File Arts for $20,-