The fact of choosing, of selecting, and deciding on one, was the result of being very careful about not using my sense of beauty or my belief in some aesthetics of some kind. In other words, finding some object of complete indifference, as far as aesthetics are concerned. And that indifference is very difficult, because there is always some detail in any object that will attract you, aesthetically. Meaning that you will find it beautiful, or even ugly. —Marcel Duchamp, talking to Martin Friedman, Walker Art Center director (1961-1990), about the readymade.
Happy birthday, Marcel Duchamp!
Duchamp’s “With Hidden Noise” is currently on view in the Ahmanson Building, floor 2!
Marcel Duchamp, “With Hidden Noise,” Edition: of 8, © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris / Succession Marcel Duchamp
Happy Birthday Marcel Duchamp! I made some stickers…
High Frequency Captured on the Surface of Augmented Objects by Ryota Matsumoto
Curious image by Matsumoto that speculates on the 3D visualisation of HFT (High Frequency Trading). To me it points out how little algo-trading is visualised, apart from all the graphics from the amazing Nanex. Anyone else exploring this creatively/ visually?
Marcel Duchamp was born today in 1887. The title of this artwork is an instruction to the viewer: To Be Looked at (from the Other Side of the Glass) with One Eye, Close to, for Almost an Hour. The experience is said to produce a hallucinatory effect.
[Marcel Duchamp. To Be Looked at (from the Other Side of the Glass) with One Eye, Close to, for Almost an Hour. Buenos Aires 1918.]
Do you think every president goes through a awkward first few weeks in office when they’re not sure when’s the right time to ask if aliens are real or not?
Sunday, August 3 is artist demo day at the SF Pop Up Showroom in the Gray Area Art + Technology Center's lobby! Artists working in digital media are invited to come experiment with displaying their work on the EO1 and meet the Electric Objects team. We’ll also display work submitted to the Electric Objects Tumblr. Come see what your URL artwork looks like IRL!