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Because each part of a futurist picture acquires meaning only through the
interaction of all the other parts; only in conjunction with them does it acquire the
meaning with which the artist imbued it. A futurist picture lives a collective life, by
Today, the object splits into a swarm of images of itself, clones, copies. The more
famous an object is — the supreme example is perhaps the Mona Lisa – the
more cultural meaning it is assumed to have, and the more “unique” people say it
His work suggests a permeable world full of things which are always shedding
one meaning and growing another. They change size, material, texture, structure.
A double light-switch, vastly expanded and remade in soft vinyl, acquires the ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
Wonderful pictures - some even full page! Nice overview of the last hundred years or so of art (through the 1980s) -- wow, and to think I've lived through about thirty years of this...(!). Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jcbrunner - LibraryThing
Coming late to the party, this tie-in to an early 1980s TV documentary series, I both like reading his poignant and wide-ranging introduction to 20th century art (that remains very wedded to the 19th ... Read full review