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Sophie Calle At Fort Mason – Part 2

Last week I wrote about the French artist Sophie Calle and her exhibition Missing at Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture. I discussed two of the four works shown. Today’s post looks at the other two components of that … Continue reading

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Sophie Calle At Fort Mason – Part 1

Last weekend I found myself at Fort Mason in San Francisco. An old military base, Fort Mason is now home to an assortment of arts and cultural organizations housed in its historic buildings. It’s a beautiful site fronting on the … Continue reading

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Conceptual Artists

This is the second of two blog posts inspired by our original discussion of Eleanor Antin’s artwork. In the first discussion I mentioned that Antin is considered to be a performance and conceptual artist. To explain those terms, I recently … Continue reading

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Imagined People: The Early Art of Eleanor Antin

In our last post we talked about the notion of context – how objects are perceived differently in different environments. Context is just one example of intangibles playing a significant role in art and design. Today let’s discuss an artist … Continue reading

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A New Thought For The Object

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art recently reopened after a massive expansion of the gallery space. There have been endless opening parties, special days for members, numerous anticipatory articles in the local paper and hordes of visitors on opening … Continue reading

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Conceptual Collage: The Art of Alex Dipple

Last month I discussed the art of collage and promised to include more collage posts. If the word collage derives from the french to glue then Alex Dipple has got to be the queen of the glue pot. In the … Continue reading

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