Category:
Avant Garde

Artwork Khrushchev Probably Would Not Have Liked 9



"Unique Forms of Continuity in Space," 1913 bronze by Umberto Boccioni

More info on the artist.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Jan 25, 2018 - Comments (2)
Category: Art, Avant Garde, 1910s, Russia

The Vidiot



No relevance at all to today's lifestyles.

The artist's Wikipedia page.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Jan 13, 2018 - Comments (2)
Category: Music, Avant Garde, Bohemians, Beatniks, Hippies and Slackers, 1950s

Heidi Lee’s Hats





Posted By: Paul - Wed Jan 10, 2018 - Comments (2)
Category: Art, Avant Garde, Surrealism, Eccentrics, Headgear

Fall

Dutch conceptual artist Bas Jan Ader (1942-1975) created a series of short films of himself falling down in various situations, such as from a roof and out of a tree.

Ader is one of the few people who ever literally died for their art. In 1975, he attempted to make a solo Atlantic crossing in the smallest boat ever. It was supposed to be part of an extended art project about a lonely figure in search of the miraculous. His boat made it across, but he didn't.

More info: wikipedia

Posted By: Alex - Tue Dec 26, 2017 - Comments (3)
Category: Art, Avant Garde

Tempest, by Robert Seidel


tempest | robert seidel | digital graffiti festival | florida 2017 from Robert Seidel on Vimeo.



Essentially, similar to those projectors that cast Christmas snowflakes on your ranch house.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Dec 09, 2017 - Comments (0)
Category: Art, Avant Garde, Psychedelic, Twenty-first Century

Artwork Khrushchev Probably Would Not Have Liked 8

Continuing our series of esthetic creations that would probably have displeased stern traditionalist Nikita Khrushchev.




About the artist.

Posted By: Paul - Fri Dec 08, 2017 - Comments (2)
Category: Art, Avant Garde, 1920s

Dali’s CHAOS AND CREATION

I would like to find the whole 17-minute video of Dali's CHAOS AND CREATION, especially after reading the description in the newspaper article. But I can only find bits and pieces. The second clip shows a brief image of the motorcycle in the pigpen.







Original article here.



Foto source.



Foto source, more at site.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Nov 14, 2017 - Comments (2)
Category: Animals, Art, Avant Garde, Pop Art, Surrealism, 1960s, Motorcycles

The Films of Suzan Pitt









Wikipedia page.

Posted By: Paul - Sun Jul 30, 2017 - Comments (6)
Category: Art, Avant Garde, Cartoons, 1970s

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