Exploring the relation between art and everyday life
What is art or not art if you have an aesthetic experience with both the curators view of an art work and with the everyday.
Felix Gonzalez-TorresUntitled (A Corner of Baci), 1990
Road side memorial
Strong sense of aesthetics vs Weak sense of art
Donald Judd vs Robert Morris
How do you look at work? What seems most compelling?
What is a strong sense of aesthetic and a weak sense of art?
Donald Judd, Untitled 1963, 1965, brass, April 24, 2009
The Lack of Criticality in Using Beauty
Pablo Picasso, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon
Amedeo Modigliani. Portrait of Jeanne Hébuterne (1898 -1920), Common-Law Wife of Amedeo Modigliani. 1918. Oil on canvas. 92 x 60 cm. Private
Asethetic issue of disgust
Bossy Burger 1991, McCarthy outfitted himself in a chef's costume and Alfred E. Newman mask and performed a cooking-show parody on a homey set once used for the TV series The Hogan Family. Ketchup and raw hamburger are transformed into a scene from a bloody massacre, captured on video for presentation on a monitor outside the production set, which is now an installation work.
Grunewald, Isenheim Alterpiece