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"Matali Crasset: Voyage en Uchronie" : Installation view at the Galerie Ropac Pantin (Paris)

Crasset’s installation mimics the monastic form with a number of alienating monochrome, hooded figures .Crasset’s installation mimics the monastic form with a number of alienating monochrome, hooded figures .

“Uchronia” is a term coined in the 19th century from the combination of utopia and chromos.

TI DATE: THE AFRIKA BAMBAATAA MASTER OF RECORDS OPEN ARCHIVE : Gavin Brown's Enterprise: 08:10:13

Afrika Bambaataa is considered the godfather of hip hop culture and was instrumental in the rise of electro funk and break-beat.Afrika Bambaataa is considered the godfather of hip hop culture and was instrumental in the rise of electro funk and break-beat.

Today is the last day of the Gavin Brown's Enterprise public "archiving" of one of the most important record collections in the history of hip hop.

HUMAN, ALL TOO HUMAN : A JOE BRADLEY COMPLEX

Pop Art meets  Greco-Roman sculpture meets The Bangles’ video of pop hit “Walk like an Egyptian.”Pop Art meets Greco-Roman sculpture meets The Bangles’ video of pop hit “Walk like an Egyptian.”

"There has never been much evidence of work in Joe Bradley`s art, and therein resides much of its signification. The individual units of Bradley`s paintings have always been literally blank and, more significantly, militantly haphazard. With his works` scabrous, cheap surfaces; his "casualness" concerning proper leveling and hanging; and his ambivalent (if not antagonistic) attitude toward the conventionally stretched canvas, Bradley falls somewhere between a heroic practitioner of "grunge art" and a loafer."

-Nick Stillman. Artforum Inc. Jan 2009

Current Viewing: Gabriel Orozco at Kunsthaus Bregenz : Bregenz, Austria

Gabriel Orozco:  Dark Wave, 2006 : Calcium carbonate and resin with graphite cm 304 x 392 x 1375 : Installation viewGabriel Orozco: Dark Wave, 2006 : Calcium carbonate and resin with graphite cm 304 x 392 x 1375 : Installation view

Current Viewing: “The Spook Rock Rd”: Galerie Frank Elbaz (Paris)

Compelled by the Kaz Oshiro (far right).Compelled by the Kaz Oshiro (far right).

"Legend says people can still hear their screams in the woods along Spook Rock Road and that moonlight still casts the shadows of the murdered lovers. Some people say they can hear their screams in the woods along Spook Rock Road."

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music : Friedman Benda

Florian Süssmayr [German, b.1963] Hamburg St. Pauli, Millerntor, 2013 Oil on canvas 90.55 x 70.87 inches 230 x 180 cmFlorian Süssmayr [German, b.1963] Hamburg St. Pauli, Millerntor, 2013 Oil on canvas 90.55 x 70.87 inches 230 x 180 cm

I meant to write "Current Viewing" but the title of this show is so long, it ate the whole lead field of this post.

CURRENT READING...dontstopdontstopdontstopdontstop:Hans Ulrich Obrist: Edited by April Elizabeth Lamm : Preface by Rem Koolhaas

M/M's polyphonic and anti-hierarchical design conceit is notable for the ease with which the texts can be read.M/M's polyphonic and anti-hierarchical design conceit is notable for the ease with which the texts can be read.

“If art takes place in a contemporary art museum (where we expect it), what does it mean? Art should not be about filling spaces, but about necessities and urgencies.”

Hans Ulrich Obrist

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