On the Avant-garde as Rearguard The most groundbreaking art of the 20th century is called avant-garde. But perhaps these pioneering artists were not so pioneering after all. The artistic avant-garde did not break with established genres and traditions so much as it systematically established genres and tradition. Much of what is considered “radical,” “innovative” and “original” about Duchamp and the artistic avant-garde was brought into existence by people who were not visual artists. They were… [read more »]
Love and Resources brings together for the first time new work by Timur Si-Qin and Michael Jones McKean. As a starting point for their collective exhibition, the artists use their mutual interest in a new materialism that is accountable to the full diversity of a contemporary experience. The resulting works straddle the complex relationships between meaning, complexity, representation, and materiality.
See the show at Favorite Goods.
Saturday, January 12, 2012
Favorite Goods Los Angeles
936 1/2 Chung King Road
Los Angeles, CA 90012