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OBSERVATION OF THE MONTH

 

THE BOOK IS DEAD?  FAR WRONG!

CLICK AND SEE ITS GLAMOUROUS RESURRECTION!

Photos: Maike Aden

 

 


 

PRESERVING ART IS A MUSEUM STANDARD?  FAR WRONG!

WITNESS ITS BURIAL AT ROM'S GALLERIA BORGHESE:

Photos: Maike Aden

 

 


ZAHA HADID’S “SCULPTURES” INTEGRATE “SMOOTHLY INTO THE CITY”? SEE FOR YOURSELF!

AND READ MY COMMENT HERE: ART UNDER SIEGE. ZAHA HADID'S MAXXI IN ROME 

Photos: Maike Aden

 

 


ART COMMENT OF THE MONTH

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Grayson Perry on BBC: Democracy Has Bad Taste
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MP3 Audio File 7.0 MB

GRAYSON PERRY IN SEARCH OF THE DEAD OF THE AVANT-GARDE, ON BBC TOO: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/b090v482

 

 

 


SOUND OF THE MONTH

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Ferdinand Kriwet: CAMPAIGN: WAHLKAMPF IN DEN USA, Droste Verlag, Düsseldorf, 1974
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MP3 Audio File 48.5 MB

Homage to Ferdinand Kriwet, who died on 17 December: the outstanding work Campaign 

 

 

 


Anne Wald­man: Fast Spea­king Wo­man; Gior­no Poe­try Sys­tems – The Dial-A-Poem Po­ets. Dis­con­nec­ted (1/2), 1974

 

 

 

 

 

Chris Burden's  The atomic alphabet, 1982 - perfect for learning how to read?

 

 

 

 

Kurt Schwitters, Ursonate, 1932 - still fascinating!

 

 

 

 

Charlemagne Palestine's ecstatic Strumming Music in 1974: Bösendorfer's resonance at its best!

 

 

 

 

The same artist in 2015: Bösendorfer's resonance & the artists' eccentricities at their best too!  

 

 

 

 

Peter Kubelka's flickering film Arnulf Rainer, 1960 

 

 

 

 

Józef Robakowski, I am Going, 1973

 

 

 

 

John Cage performing Water Walk in a  TV show, 1960 - still unparalleled.

 

 

 

 

Menno Aden: Panel Flat, 2014 (excerpt)

 

 

 

 


MovIE of the month

Alain Resnais: Toute la mémoire du monde, 1956

 

 

 

 

Tex Avery, Northwest Hounded Police, 1946

 

 

 

 

Martin Arnold, Pièce Touchée, 1989

 

 

 

 

Téo Hernandez: Pas de Ciel, 1987

 

 

 

 

Monsieur Verdoux (Charlie Chaplin)

 

 

 

 

Chuck Jones, Roadrunner a Go Go, 1965 (shortend)

 

 

 

 


 

ACTUALITIES OF THE MONTH

 

Gustav Landauer, 1870-1919 nach bestialischen Misshandlungen durch Soldaten und Offiziere im Gefängnis
Gustav Landauer, 1870-1919 nach bestialischen Misshandlungen durch Soldaten und Offiziere im Gefängnis

 

 

„Die Anarchie ist das Leben der Menschen, die dem Joche entronnen sind."

 

 

Lesenswert:

Gustav Landauer. Der pazifistische Anarchist

 

Mehr:

Texte von und über Gustav Landauer


Conversation of the month

#LowTechLabLondon2016. Raúl Marroquín for the Educational Program of the Saatchi Gallery London