Conceptual Art

If Conceptual art is just that -- conceptual -- can it be described by how it looks? Which is to say, does Conceptual art have an aesthetic? It seems counter-intuitive, if not contradictory, to think about the work of Joseph Kosuth,... [more]

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A new show opened last weekend at GAGA (Garnerville Arts Center) in New York. The large exhibit space once functioned as a mill and is part of a huge complex that now holds the gallery and various businesses. This show is a celebration of the past 75 years of the Garnerville holding company. Each work of art reflects the building's industrial past, and the vast range of pieces and media make this show vibrant, interactive and engaging. Read more about it here.Exhibition dates: Friday, October 16 thru November 15, 2009
So as an artist and teacher, it occurs to me often the larger question of ‘Why is art important?’ I imagine it is obvious to many who would even be reading this, but I feel that articulating it is another
Although death has been a permanent theme in art for centuries, it was not until the Post Modern era that artists broke away from the tradition of allegorical expression and boldly confronted the theme on an intimate level. From documenting
The short career of Bas Jan Ader as an artist still fascinates and engages the art world, decades after his disappearance. Perhaps it was his tragic and sudden death, his courageous and illogical attempt at fulfilling a sailor’s dream, or

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How Important Is The Aesthetic Component In Conceptual Art? Does The Idea Replace The Visual Component?

It is as important for conceptual art as it is for any other.
Posted over 5 years ago by JimPlaxco_Artsnova
well, can we speak about aesthetic of the idea?
Posted over 5 years ago by irena's books

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