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Tag Archives: Arte visiva

Gennaio, 2018

  • 20 Gennaio

    Man Ray, Fernand Leger & Marcel Duchamp, 1923 1929

    Dada and Surrealism – two leading art movements in the first decades of the last century – radically revolutionized the way we think about art. Both opened up new opportunities for creative processes: Dadaism by reinterpreting everyday objects, focusing on the role of chance and questioning conventional aesthetic norms; Surrealism by proposing new ways of understanding reality and broadening the …

  • 15 Gennaio

    Ryoji Ikeda | data.path

    Born in 1966, the japanese Ryoji Ikeda started working in the world of music, a field that he would soon face up to the computer and from which he would jump towards visual creation and the multidisciplinary use of very varied artistic techniques, such as performance and the installation. Self-taught, he achieved with his technique an extremely precise aesthetic, to open …

  • 15 Gennaio

    Saul Bass | Famous title sequences from Preminger to Scorsese

    Some of the most remarkable opening titles designed by Saul Bass, sometimes in collaboration with his wife Elaine Bass. From “The Man with the Golden Arm” (1955) to “Casino” (1995), this video represents a substantial part of his creative legacy in chronological order. A NOTE ON COPYRIGHT: My only purpose in creating this video was to share these sequences with …

Settembre, 2017

  • 26 Settembre

    Pieter Vanderbeck | Five O’Clock in the Morning (1966)

    1966, 5:20 min, b&w, silent “5 O’clock in the Morning,” Pieter Vanderbeck. 1966. This video shows the slow motion of chestnuts and rocks after they’ve been dropped on a hard surface. The objects ricochet off of each other, spiraling in different directions. It reminded me of what are typically used as objects in still life drawings/paintings being seen in motion. Each rock …

Novembre, 2016

  • 23 Novembre

    Philip Jeck | Vinyl Coda II

    Artist Biography by John Bush In territory similar to Christian Marclay and David Shea, Philip Jeck is an English avant-garde turntablist, plunderphonic sample terrorist, and performance artist whose most famous installation, Vinyl Requiem, included no less than 180 turntables. After studying the visual arts at Dartington College in Devon, Jeck began a performance career that found him at art galleries as well as warehouse parties, where he emulated …

Agosto, 2016

  • 22 Agosto

    Joe Jones, Smoking | 1966

    Fluxus video art “Smoking” by Joe Jones The Fluxus movement of the 1960s brought together a wide range of artists who work in different mediums to create an anti-art aesthetic. This video by Joe Jones entitled “Smoking” from 1966 is 5 minutes and 10 seconds of video showing a puff of smoke that appears stagnant moving slowly through the frame. The …

Giugno, 2016

  • 1 Giugno

    James Whitney – Lapis (1966)

    (1921-1982) Nationality: american James WHITNEY was born in 1921, in Pasadena, California, and lived all his life in the Los Angeles area. He studied painting, and travelled in England before World War II. James completed seven short films over four decades and collaborated with his brother John for some of his film work. The first of the brothers’ films was …

Aprile, 2016

  • 6 Aprile

    Frank Zappa – G-Spot Tornado & Cletus Awreetus-Awrightus

    Frank Vincent Zappa (Baltimora, 21 dicembre 1940 – Los Angeles, 4 dicembre 1993) è stato un compositore, chitarrista, cantante, arrangiatore, direttore d’orchestra e produttore discografico statunitense. È considerato uno dei più grandi geni musicali del ‘900, capace di fondere molti generi a lui precedenti e contemporanei ottenendo un risultato insuperato.[2][3] Definire il genere musicale di Zappa è quasi impossibile, ma si può affermare che fosse coinvolto in ambiti musicali come rock, blues, jazz, fusion, progressive, avanguardia, musica classica, satira e cabaret.[4][5] source: Wikipedia, l’enciclopedia libera Bestiák / Beasts: Animated …

Dicembre, 2015

  • 8 Dicembre

    Hans Richter – Dadascope

    Hans Richter’s “Dadascope” is a comprehensive portrait of the Dada movement featuring original poems and prose spoken by their creators: Hans Arp, Marcel Duchamp, Raoul Hausmann, Richard Huelsenbeck, and Kurt Schwitters. Filmed and completed in 1957. by softmod

  • 7 Dicembre

    Elektronisches Monochord

    Das elektronische Monochord von Dr. Friedrich Trautwein stand nach seiner (nicht ganz vollendeten) Herstellung im Jahre 1954 im “Studio für elektronische Musik” des NWDR in Köln. Seiner intendierten Nutzung wurde es allerdings nicht zugeführt. Sei es, dass dieses trautonium-gleiche Musikinstrument einen zu großen Übungsaufwand erforderte oder einfach nur nicht den Erfordernissen der aufkeimenden deutschen Elektronikmusik entsprach (Stockhausen bevorzugte in jener …

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