All in all, the creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act. This becomes even more obvious when posterity gives a final verdict and sometimes rehabilitates forgotten artists.Marcel Duchamp (via charlieambler)
Japanese Exhibition Poster: The Passion and Calm of the Avant-Garde. Satoshi Kondo / Asatte. 2014
An Exhibition of World Graphic Scores, Minami Gallery, Tokyo, 1962
This exhibition included international artists, especially from the U.S. Fluxus branch, as well as graphic scores by members of the Jikken kōbō 実験工房, or Experimental Workshop –see previous post,– like Toshi Ichiyanagi, Yuji Takahashi, Toru Takemitsu, Joji (George) Yuasa, Yasunao Tone, among others.
Source: The Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection Archives, the Museum of Modern Art, New York (link).
New photobook review for JCH! Was excited for this one, it is an often overlooked photo book by Fukase that is as the title suggests as series of family studio portraits…You can see why coming of off Solitude of the Raven why someone would over look a book on family portraits but it is in the symbolism of what he does with such a mundane genre of photography that makes …check it out!
Torturing Nurse@the wall,taipei2014.06.28(excerpt)KRG#37 ASIANOISE CONNECTION I / 失聲祭域外音