Tag Archives: Chris Burden

the burden

by Art Chantry: chris burden embodies everything¬† i love and hate about the fine art world. his work is sensational and violent and ‘destructo ‘- total BOY stuff. i love it to death. but, it’s also completely and utterly shallow … Continue reading

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heretics and art: unorthodox conceptions

We seem to be living in the age of the heretic. The orthodox Church of heresy.Is the new heresy to accept that there are many rules? Is it a heresy to swim with the tide? Are those “rebels” really actually … Continue reading

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good vibrations: still cool after all these years

From the Bauhaus to your house… Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com): In the pantheon of graphic design professionals, there are very very few who have reached the levels occupied by Ivan Chermayeff. He’s considered one of the grand masters of 20th century … Continue reading

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AFTER THIS UNCOMMERCIAL BREAK

At 4000 AD/ When science and art are entirely/Melted together to something new/When the people will have lost their remembrance/and thus will have no past, only future/…Then they will live in a world of only/Color, light, space, time,sounds and movement/Then … Continue reading

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Towers of Babel Speaks the Language of Money

Chris Burden‘s the ” What My Dad Gave Me” mock skyscraper at the Rockefeller Center is in the same genre as Electric Fountain in that its purpose is ambiguous and serves as reminder of the isolation and disconnect in much … Continue reading

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