Posts Tagged: Conceptual art

Helping The One-Percenters – The 99% Do Their Best

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Robert Smithson,  Dead Tree, 1969 (Destroyed. Reconstruction at the 2015 Venice Biennale).  *      

 

‘“When you look at the issues facing society now – whether it’s health care, climate change, terrorism, energy – these are the kids who have the most potential to solve these problems,” says David Lubinski, professor of psychology in Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. “These are the kids we’d do well to bet on.”’
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Women and Shoes – The Concept in Conceptual Art

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No, it’s not about Imelda Marcos (you still remember her?). Or Princess Diana, who probably made Jimmy Choo’s career by ordering dozens of pairs of his exceedingly comfortable flats in all different colors.

The shoes I am thinking of are used by artists Doris Salcedo (b. 1958, Colombia) and Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929, Japan) Read More »