Tag: Critical limits of art

Richard Serra – Thinking on your feet (DVD)

“To see is to think” – Richard Serra During part 5 I was facing several times works by Richard Serra (Ex. 5.0, Ex.5.5, site specificity, Minimal Art). Thus. I was interested in watching a DVD documentary about his work in context of a major retrospective at MoMA. I’ve attached some film stills – knowing that Serra’s work can only truly be…

Video Art and Cinema

Exploration of difference of human experience   Art tradition Video art relates to the device (TV, videocamera) and the process (moving images). Videos or films can be shown in various venues and spaces, and even can be archived on mobile devices (e.g DVD, mp4 etc.). Nowadays, videos screened online are mostly streamed, i.e. the remote screening device is dislocated from…

Conceptual Art and Text – and what next

Questions Reading through the course material I got stuck with some questions and non-clear thoughts. I decided for a reading around the topics of conceptual art, minimal art, post-conceptual art and what we or the art world, consider as contemporary art. Some questions (page numbers referring to course material UVC, 2016): How can we differentiate between conceptual art as genre…