Tag Archives: Dennis Oppenheim

clipped wing and a prayer

When spirituality, politics and money meet. Can faith have a relationship to power? Bizarre plots. Power struggles. Vatican City or Umberto Eco’s Name of the Rose? Twelve months to live. Related to the sale of land parcels in the Occupied … Continue reading

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flight from reason: a merry prank on a dark star?

It was the end of the world as they knew it. It was the Age of Unreason. Works of pop art like the Campbell’s soup can by Andy Warhol, the Impossible Art of Ralph Ortiz killing chickens,and Dennis Oppenheims, “Cyclonic … Continue reading

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$ AS A READY-MADE : TZANCK You For The CHECKS

Conceptual art will soon be one hundred years old and it is arguably viewed with as much suspicion now as it was in 1917 when Marcel Duchamp first submitted a signed urinal for inclusion in an art show in New … Continue reading

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POLICE & THIEVES & BIBLICAL DEEDS

“If we believe absurdities, we shall commit atrocities” — Voltaire (1694-1778) Throughout history, religion has been responsible for a large proportion of the suffering in the world – yet religious beliefs are based in ancient myths and legends that should … Continue reading

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SWING LOW SWEET CHARIOT

”Movement is unpremeditated being; it is the uncritical expression of life. As we begin to meditate we begin to stop living. . . First comes life; and if we meditate prematurely, if we lend to physical things a critical self-consciousness, … Continue reading

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PARALLEL STRESS OF CONCEPTUAL ART

The earliest conceptual artists to get wide public attention were the Earth Artists, including Michael Heizer, Robert Morris, Dennis Oppenheim, and Walter De Maria, who in October, 1968, exhibited mainly photographic documentation of their works in a group show called … Continue reading

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Art Without Baggage: Nowhere to Go?

Is it considered conceptual art If it can’t be hung on a ┬áliving room wall . Is there a valid difference between a ┬áDamien Hirst painting which will have no value in 150 years and a the most kitschy wooden … Continue reading

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