theothersimon

Apr 06

More unanswerable questions please..

journalofanobody:

James Pitts

journalofanobody:

James Pitts

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Anonymous asked: Do you want me?...

*OMG*

The scrapbook has long been used as a storehouse for memories — to preserve a lock of hair, a sentimental piece of correspondence, a magazine clipping, or a beloved snapshot. Finding a historical precedent in the 17th-century commonplace book, in which bits of scripture might be jotted down alongside literary quotations and recipes, the scrapbook evolved into a highly crafted visual record, a diary not just of thoughts, but also of things. Artists began to engage with the scrapbook in earnest in the postwar period, using the page as variously as the canvas, albeit on a smaller scale. As the title ‘Paperwork’ suggests, this display explores how contemporary artists have used the scrapbook to forge an intimate artistic identity, in opposition to the bureaucratic, administrative papers that provide official identification.

The scrapbook has long been used as a storehouse for memories — to preserve a lock of hair, a sentimental piece of correspondence, a magazine clipping, or a beloved snapshot. Finding a historical precedent in the 17th-century commonplace book, in which bits of scripture might be jotted down alongside literary quotations and recipes, the scrapbook evolved into a highly crafted visual record, a diary not just of thoughts, but also of things. Artists began to engage with the scrapbook in earnest in the postwar period, using the page as variously as the canvas, albeit on a smaller scale. As the title ‘Paperwork’ suggests, this display explores how contemporary artists have used the scrapbook to forge an intimate artistic identity, in opposition to the bureaucratic, administrative papers that provide official identification.

Dangerous Minds | Einstürzende Neubauten’s Blixa Bargeld, kitchen magician!

blankdiary:

morella

blankdiary:

morella

UNLIMITED GRAIN GALLERY CONTEST

Apr 05

retrofutureground:

Arthur Siegel, Silver Gelatin Print, 1963

retrofutureground:

Arthur Siegel, Silver Gelatin Print, 1963

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Cameras

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2012-06/07/35mm-film-swallowed-for-art