conceptual art

Donald Judd’s loft at 101 Spring Street

April 25, 2009

Donald Judd’s loft at 101 Spring Street

This is artist Donald Judd’s loft in Soho, maintained as a museum and open for viewing after recent restorations. It was one of the first artist’s lofts in Soho – not to mention in New York – and is now almost the paradigmatic example of loft living.

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Felice Varini – geometry projected on architecture

October 30, 2008

Felice Varini – geometry projected on architecture

Swiss artist Felice Varini applies these geometric “perspective-localized” paintings to rooms and other architectural surfaces. Varini’s perspectival installations are interesting in that they project visually compelling geometric shapes onto architectural spaces but the shapes are only seen in their perfect geometric form from a single, specific vantage point.

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Fair Weather Forces, by Germaine Koh

October 14, 2008

Fair Weather Forces, by Germaine Koh

 

Our friend Germaine Koh was recently part of “Untethered,” a show at New York’s Eyebeam described by curator Sarah Cook as “a sculpture garden of everyday objects deprogrammed of their original function, embedded with new intelligence and transformed into surrealist and surprising readymades.” Germaine installed a water sensor at the nearby Hudson River, causing a velvet rope on stanchions to rise and fall in the exhibition space.

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