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504, 2017

04.05.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Tom Friedman

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Tom Friedman

With the skills of a master craftsman, the obsessiveness of a teenage model-airplane builder, and the sense of humor and world view of a conceptual, self-defeatist prankster, Tom Friedman constructs works of art that defy cynical, uptight abstractionists and bored, foggy-eyed slouchers. Here is a man who carved his […]

103, 2017

03.01.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Ken Rinaldo

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Ken Rinaldo 

Ken Rinaldo is an artist whose work focuses exploration and construction of interactive systems, primarily hybrid ecology’s that examine the relationships between technology, living organisms and culture. His work shows the complex  group interactions between living/non-living and semi-living entities.

His project “Spider Haus Movies” allows participants to experience trans-species communication. He creates a […]

2802, 2017

02.28.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Ilya & Emilia Kabakov

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02.28.17 Ilya & Emilia Kabakov

Ilya & Emilia Kabakov are Russian conceptual artists who immigrated to the west in 1987. They do largescale installations inspired by the theatre world.  The book, “Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: Installations & Theater” contains a collection of both […]

2102, 2017

02.21.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Martha Rosler

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02.21.17 Martha Rosler

Visit Martha Roslers website. Then come to the Library and have a look at her book, “In the Place of the Public: Observations of a Frequent Flyer.” The book offers a unique perspective on the psychology of International Airports.

I found […]

1402, 2017

02.14.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Dieter Roth

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02.14.17 Dieter Roth

Consult the Museum of Modern Art web page for “Roth Time” a Dieter Roth Retrospective. Then come to the library and peruse the selection of related Artist’ Monographs. There are several excellent compilations of the work as well as artist […]

202, 2017

02.07.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Ed Rusca

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02.07.17 Ed Ruscha

Look in the Artist Monograph section of the Art Library for information on Ed Ruscha. His work spans a variety of mediums. It focuses on popular media. It is thought-provoking and sometimes satirical. It shows a portion of the familiar […]

3101, 2017

Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Artist List

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Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Artist List

01.31.17 Valentino Braitenberg

02.07.17 Edward Ruscha

02.14.17 Dieter Roth

02.21.17 Martha Rosler

02.28.17 Ilya & Emilia Kabakov

03.01.17 Ken Rinaldo

04.05.17 Tom Friedman

 

3101, 2017

01.31.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Valentino Braitenberg

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01.31.17 Valentino Braitenberg

Today I am reading “Vehicles: Experiments in Sythetic Psychology” by Valentino Braitenberg. I found the book pleasantly surprising. Not only is in an interesting subject, it is also very well written. It is organized and witty. Reading it is both […]

711, 2016

11.07.16 Library Status Update

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11.07.16

The library cataloging is going well. The old catalog has been recovered. The computer has been repaired. The bookshelves will soon have extra wall supports. The library is great. It is nice and quiet. There is plenty of room to spread out. It is a great place to study or […]

1010, 2016

10.10.16 Suggested Reading from the Art Library: Surrealism

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Monday, 10.10.16

Suggested Reading from the Art Library: Surrealism

The Library contains three shelves of books devoted to the study of Surrealism. The books cover a range of collected works and critical analysis.

 

Off Site Links

The Surrealist Movement 

The Surreal Life of Franklin Rosemont 

Pataphysics: A Useless Guide on MIT Press

 

Suggested Reading

What is Surrealism? […]