Tag Archives: Asger Jorn

nomad economics: wandering with the 99%

… it was the small is beautiful view that Jane Jacobs professed. The city, the urban space was a piece of female architecture, a metaphor for woman and it was being terribly abused. Raped, violated and beaten, it was only … Continue reading

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DEPARTMENT OF ABERRATIONS

French artist Jean Dubuffet( 1901-1985) said that he was not a revolutionary but a permanent subversive. His work. however, coincided with attempts in other fields to dispute the accepted values of Western culture.The ethnologist Claude Levi-Strauss had convincingly shown that … Continue reading

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THE PERMANENT SUBVERSIVE

To some Jean Buffet had the greatest influence on modern art since Picasso.” My art,” Dubuffet had said, ”is an attempt to bring all disparaged values into the limelight.” ┬áIn the 1950′s Dubuffet’s fascination with textures absorbed him completely; the … Continue reading

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