Painter and installation artist Rudolf Stingel is known for his
His materials have included rubber, carpet, painted aluminum, and Styrofoam and his work is often interactive--he invited viewers to draw into foil covered walls at the Whitney Museum and he carpeted New York's Grand Central Terminal
In 1967 (presiding until 1990) he was appointed the first president of the NOVA SCOTIA COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (Halifax) and in a very short time transformed a conservative and traditional art school into an energetic avant-garde institution au courant with the newest developments in the visual art
I am an interdisciplinary artist focusing on memory, time, and poetry. Currently I am engaged in several ongoing projects which map my personal history with a grander aim to tap into a collective stream of desires, ambitions, emotions, and fantasies.
Born Phillip Goldstein in 1913 in Montreal, Canada, Guston moved with his family to Los Angeles as a child. Guston's Russian-Jewish parents escaped persecution when they moved from Odessa, Russia. Guston and his family were aware of the regular Klan activities against Jews, blacks and others which to