Category Archives: Collecting

Report – Art Institutions of the 21st Century

In December 2016, following the think tank Media in the Expanded Field, Montabonel & Partners released the Report Art Institutions of the 21st Century.  The publication explores the function of art institutions in the 21st century, with an eye to highlighting the blurring of

Report – Art Institutions of the 21st Century

In December 2016, following the think tank Media in the Expanded Field, Montabonel & Partners released the Report Art Institutions of the 21st Century.  The publication explores the function of art institutions in the 21st century, with an eye to highlighting the blurring of

DOMENICO QUARANTA: Dear Collector

Dear Collector, I’m writing you a letter because what you do is very personal and what I have to say fits better to the form of a private conversation than an essay. Although this letter is open, I’d love to

DOMENICO QUARANTA: Dear Collector

Dear Collector, I’m writing you a letter because what you do is very personal and what I have to say fits better to the form of a private conversation than an essay. Although this letter is open, I’d love to

THE ART NEWSPAPER: Digital romance blooms between art and technology

This article is a report on the use of technology at Art Basel 2015 and was published in an Art Newspaper Fair daily in June 2015. It was written by Julia Halperin Computer animation, 3D printing and aerospace software are

THE ART NEWSPAPER: Digital romance blooms between art and technology

This article is a report on the use of technology at Art Basel 2015 and was published in an Art Newspaper Fair daily in June 2015. It was written by Julia Halperin Computer animation, 3D printing and aerospace software are

HANNA HÖLLING: Revisions, or on the aesthetics of change

  “What is Zen for Film?,” I was asked sometime in the early fall of 2014, on the occasion of a preparatory meeting for Revisions, an exhibition to feature Zen for Film (1962–64), Nam June Paik’s “blank” film projection. Despite

HANNA HÖLLING: Revisions, or on the aesthetics of change

  “What is Zen for Film?,” I was asked sometime in the early fall of 2014, on the occasion of a preparatory meeting for Revisions, an exhibition to feature Zen for Film (1962–64), Nam June Paik’s “blank” film projection. Despite

BERYL GRAHAM: New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiences after New Media Art. Chapter 1 Modes of Collection

Why Collect? Ten Thousand Cents is a digital artwork that creates a representation of a $100 bill. Using a custom drawing tool, thousands of individuals working in isolation from one another painted a tiny part of the bill without knowledge

BERYL GRAHAM: New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiences after New Media Art. Chapter 1 Modes of Collection

Why Collect? Ten Thousand Cents is a digital artwork that creates a representation of a $100 bill. Using a custom drawing tool, thousands of individuals working in isolation from one another painted a tiny part of the bill without knowledge

MARIANA ROQUETTE TEIXEIRA: When motion gives way to motionlessness – Recollecting exhibitions and events

Over the last few years, we have seen an increasing number of exhibitions that “revive” past exhibitions. The variety of cases shows different displaying strategies developed according to the overall goal of each exhibition. Some of them intend to highlight

MARIANA ROQUETTE TEIXEIRA: When motion gives way to motionlessness – Recollecting exhibitions and events

Over the last few years, we have seen an increasing number of exhibitions that “revive” past exhibitions. The variety of cases shows different displaying strategies developed according to the overall goal of each exhibition. Some of them intend to highlight

DOUGLAS COUPLAND: Stuffed: How Hoarding and Collecting Is the Stuff of Life and Death

One of comedian George Carlin’s (1937–2008) seminal monologues was his 1986 riff on stuff: “That’s all the meaning of life is: trying to find a place to put your stuff. That’s all your house is, is a pile of stuff with

DOUGLAS COUPLAND: Stuffed: How Hoarding and Collecting Is the Stuff of Life and Death

One of comedian George Carlin’s (1937–2008) seminal monologues was his 1986 riff on stuff: “That’s all the meaning of life is: trying to find a place to put your stuff. That’s all your house is, is a pile of stuff with