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Post by XxXApathy420XxX » April 18th, 2019, 8:39 pm

Csáki Róbert

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Post by blocho » April 18th, 2019, 9:38 pm

I received a lengthy art history education in college, though I didn't major. By the end of it, I was thoroughly disenchanted with the learning I had received. It was hideously bound to the canon and overinflated with cleverness rather than authentic engagement with the art. No more abstract exegesis for me! I care now only for the immediate experience of the art object. I don't go to museums much anymore, and when I do I try not to read the wall label.

Anyway, one of the few artists who has interested me in recent years is a draughtsman named Ethan Murrow. He's responsible for long series of meticulously rendered scenes of absurdity. Together, his series construct strange narratives that fascinate and baffle. Here's one of my favorites. It's titled "Negligible Frostnip during Baffin Bay Freefall"

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Murrow was also involved in making a short film that played the New York Film Festival about ten years ago. For some reason, it's not listed on imdb, but you can see it in its entirety below. It's only 9 minutes and is "about a community of miners who believe that dust is the last and final resource of any value."


For those who don't have 9 minutes, the pretty cool trailer is here:

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Post by PirateJenny » April 25th, 2019, 2:03 pm

Georgia O'Keeffe - Radiator Buliding - New York Skyscrapers (1927)
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and some Blue paintings from her (proto Klein or Miro?)

Blue nude (1918)
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_(O%27Keeffe_series)
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Post by PirateJenny » May 3rd, 2019, 11:02 am

This just appeared on my twitter feed labelled Hopper 1955 and I thought, wow, a Hopper I haven't seen.

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Turns out it's by Zack Thurmond in 2009 called Edward Hopper's Coffee.

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Post by wasabi » Yesterday, 1:57 am

I saw some Hopper's work at Whitney, all his works I saw made me feel peaceful and sad.

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