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5 04, 2017

04.05.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Tom Friedman

By | 2017-12-01T22:39:32+00:00 April 5th, 2017|front, IMRC News|0 Comments

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 [...]

1 03, 2017

03.01.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Ken Rinaldo

By | 2017-02-27T16:57:23+00:00 March 1st, 2017|front, IMRC News|0 Comments

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 [...]

28 02, 2017

02.28.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Ilya & Emilia Kabakov

By | 2017-01-28T16:57:41+00:00 February 28th, 2017|front, IMRC News|0 Comments

Back to List of Artists Art Library, Artist Spotlight 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 [...]

21 02, 2017

02.21.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Martha Rosler

By | 2017-01-28T16:53:51+00:00 February 21st, 2017|front, IMRC News|0 Comments

Back to List of Artists Art Library, Artist Spotlight 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 [...]

14 02, 2017

02.14.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Dieter Roth

By | 2017-01-28T16:57:46+00:00 February 14th, 2017|front, IMRC News|1 Comment

Back to List of Artists Art Library, Artist Spotlight 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 [...]

2 02, 2017

02.07.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Ed Rusca

By | 2017-12-01T22:39:35+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|front, IMRC News|0 Comments

Back to List of Artists Art Library, Artist Spotlight 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 [...]

31 01, 2017

01.31.17 Art Library, Artist Spotlight: Valentino Braitenberg

By | 2017-12-01T22:39:36+00:00 January 31st, 2017|front, IMRC News|0 Comments

Back to List of Artists Art Library, Artist Spotlight 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 [...]

7 11, 2016

11.07.16 Library Status Update

By | 2017-01-28T16:22:26+00:00 November 7th, 2016|front, IMRC News|0 Comments

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 [...]

10 10, 2016

10.10.16 Suggested Reading from the Art Library: Surrealism

By | 2016-09-26T12:16:50+00:00 October 10th, 2016|front, IMRC News|0 Comments

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 [...]