Monday, April 28, 2008

Six Images In Search Of An Exhibition XI

Bruce Nauman (b. 1941): By The Cold Light Of Art - Part One

Self-Portrait as a Fountain, c 1966

The True Artist Helps the World by Revealing Mystic Truths (Window or Wall Sign), 1967

One Hundred Live and Die, 1984

Mean Clown Welcome, 1985

Human Sexual Experience, 1985

Double Poke in the Eye II, 1985

When I was in art school, I thought art was something I would learn how to do, and then I would just do it. At a certain point I realized that it wasn't going to work like that. Basically, I would have to start over every day and figure out what art was going to be.

Bruce Nauman

Six Images In Search Of An Exhibition XII

Imants Tillers (b. 1950): By The Cold Light Of Art - Part Two

Aftermath I, 1997

Aftermath II, 1997

Body of Knowledge, 2002

Nature Speaks, 2004

Nature Speaks, 2005

Nature Speaks, 2007

Everywhere one seeks to produce meaning, to make the world signify, to render it visible. We are not, however, in danger of lacking meaning; quite the contrary, we are gorged with meaning and it is killing us.

Jean Baudrillard