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04.05.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Tom Friedman

2017-12-01T22:39:32+00:00

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 […]

04.05.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Tom Friedman 2017-12-01T22:39:32+00:00

03.01.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Ken Rinaldo

2017-02-27T16:57:23+00:00

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 […]

03.01.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Ken Rinaldo 2017-02-27T16:57:23+00:00

02.28.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Ilya & Emilia Kabakov

2017-01-28T16:57:41+00:00

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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 […]

02.28.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Ilya & Emilia Kabakov 2017-01-28T16:57:41+00:00

02.21.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Martha Rosler

2017-01-28T16:53:51+00:00

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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 […]

02.21.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Martha Rosler 2017-01-28T16:53:51+00:00

02.14.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Dieter Roth

2017-01-28T16:57:46+00:00

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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 […]

02.14.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Dieter Roth 2017-01-28T16:57:46+00:00

02.07.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Ed Rusca

2017-12-01T22:39:35+00:00

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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 […]

02.07.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Ed Rusca 2017-12-01T22:39:35+00:00

Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Artist List

2017-04-05T15:11:11+00:00

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

 

Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Artist List 2017-04-05T15:11:11+00:00

01.31.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Valentino Braitenberg

2017-12-01T22:39:36+00:00

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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 […]

01.31.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Valentino Braitenberg 2017-12-01T22:39:36+00:00

11.07.16 Library Status Update

2017-01-28T16:22:26+00:00

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 […]

11.07.16 Library Status Update 2017-01-28T16:22:26+00:00

10.10.16 Suggested Reading from the Art Library: Surrealism

2016-09-26T12:16:50+00:00

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 […]

10.10.16 Suggested Reading from the Art Library: Surrealism 2016-09-26T12:16:50+00:00