Friday, December 17, 2010

Erika Vogt's "I Arrive When I'm Foreign"

'The piece is a large-scale print of a video still, in which Vogt faces away from the viewer, holding a camera behind her back with its lens pointed down, and snapping a picture. Beneath her, a life-size photograph of the artist responds with a vexing near-symmetry: In that image within an image, she lies on her back, holding a camera at her waist that is taking a flash photograph of her upright double. ' ["Image Transfer: Pictures in a Remix Culture" in]

Friday, October 1, 2010

William Powhida's "Tips For Artists Who Want to Sell (New and Improved)"

William Powhida's "Tips For Artists Who Want to Sell (New and Improved)", a remake of Baldessari's piece:

And here's Bread and Puppet's 1984 sincere version, "Cheap Art Manifesto":

Via Eyeteeth

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Alain Delorme's Totems

Yet another critique of China by someone who probably doesn't live there or speak the language. Hmmm.... I'm all for skewing everyone but perhaps not so much for this Eurocentric stereotyping kind typically deployed towards China. Arresting images though... more at