“The plinth and the chalk are symbiotic vehicles for vision. One bleeds into the other with precision, which given the cleanliness of the image is something to consider-to strip away millions of years of aggregate bio-mass and reduce it and time to the constraints of light and human hand presents a challenge to the eye”
“There nothing more boring than, lets say, a picture of a chair and everybody looking at it thinks, well, thats a chair.”
“Materiality has always been a strong thread in my work.”
“Photography is a medium that typically hides its own materiality – we commonly look at an image rather than the material surface it appears to us on. Photography translates everything to surface, its depicted world flattened, the space is squeezed out of it. And yet it still usually looks like the world we know. This […]
“I normally start with a rather specific set of ideas for images in mind; named set originates in sketches and research I normally engage in for some time, maybe months, before starting to even make or use photographic imagery.” Thomas Albdorf‘s main interest focuses on photography and sculpture – in particular, the intersection area […]
#UnseenASX – Associative Methods, Inherent Algorithms and History Through the Self-portrait: A Conversation with Peter Puklus
“It is about expressing an idea freely. As soon as you say you’re a photographer, you’re immediately blocking yourself inside a medium or a technology. “
Despite Serra’s insistence on the political neutrality… it’s hard not to read the installation of four towering plates of steel in the virgin desert as a wry observation…
Jeff Koons is interviewed in his New York studio to discuss his career-long fascination with inflatables and the origins of his iconic Balloon Dog (Orange).
‘A Glimpse of the Desert’ shows beautiful landscape shots of Qatar’s desert near Zekreet, including Richard Serra’s new sculpture, “East-West/West-East” – a set of four standing steel plates, trucked, and craned into place in the middle of the western Qatari desert. Another grand piece of public art purchased by the Gulf nation.
Richard Serra is one of the world’s most significant sculptors. In this video Serra presents one piece and reveals how he approaches an assignment in order to create the extraordinary experience for the viewer which is his trademark.