Astrit Schmidt-Burkhardt Maciunas’ “Atlas of Russian History”

Astrit Schmidt-Burkhardt Maciunas’ “Atlas of Russian History” “Outside of a linear historicality” Laurence Weiner George Maciunas’ outstanding oeuvre [opus magnum] of about three dozen story-diagrams was developed between 1953 and 1973. He spent twenty years dealing with diagrammatic illustrations of historic-political, cultural historical, economic and artistic causalities, starting out as a versatile and curious student, […]

Stanford Unveils MONUMENTS TO THE FUTURE by Peter Wegner

Stanford Unveils MONUMENTS TO THE FUTURE by Peter Wegner William Griffin Gallery Peter Wegner, MONUMENT TO CHANGE AS IT CHANGES. 108″ x 384″, steel and polycarbonate, 2,048 flip digit modules each with 80 custom-printed flaps, permanently installed at the Knight Management Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto CA. Photo © Peter Wegner On April 28, Stanford […]

Volume Number

Volume Number On Artists’ Publications Dia:Chelsea, 535 West 22nd Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY June 11, 2011 6:00 p.m., free admission Printed Matter, Inc., at 7 Lispenard Street, circa 1980. Courtesy of Printed Matter and Sarah Longacre. Triple Canopy and Printed Matter, Inc. present Volume Number, a discussion of the past, present, and future […]

Save the Date: Sunday June 12th.

LEGACY Selections from Emily Fisher Landau’s Gift to the Whitney Museum of American Art On view through September 12th, 2011 Ed Ruscha, Give Him Anything and He’ll Sign it, 1965. Oil on canvas, 57-1⁄2 x 55-1⁄4 inches Promised gift of Emily Fisher Landau P.2010.257 Opening June 12th, from 2-5 pm more info

Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Peggy Guggenheim Collection Andy Warhol, “Ileana Sonnabend,” 1973. The Sonnabend Collection. © Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, by SIAE 2011. Ileana Sonnabend. An Italian Portrait 29 May–2 October 2011 Considered by many to be among the greatest gallerists of late 20th century contemporary art, Ileana Sonnabend (1914–2007) also brought together a major art […]

London Original Print Fair 2011

London Original Print Fair 2011 19 – 21 April 2011 Royal Academy of Arts London The London Original Print Fair is the longest-running specialist print fair in the world. The 26th Fair will have 52 exhibitors in the main galleries at the Royal Academy and will have dealers, print workshops and publishers from America, France, […]

Istanbul Modern presents ‘Paradise Lost’

Istanbul Modern presents ‘Paradise Lost’ http://istanbulmodern.org ‘Paradise Lost’ Istanbul Modern presents a new exhibition addressing the relationship between art, nature and technology: Paradise Lost. Lasting from 25 March to 24 July 2011, the exhibition consists of digital media and video works. Included in the show are 21 artists and a joint project who take into […]

‘Concept 70′ at HOHENTHAL UND BERGEN, Berlin

‘Concept 70′ at HOHENTHAL UND BERGEN, Berlin Joseph Beuys: Zwei Fräulein mit leuchtendem Brot, 1966 collage, card, chocolate, 30 x 21 cm CONCEPT 70 Artists and Photographs Vladimir Anselm, Joseph Beuys, Mel Bochner, Jan Dibbets, Dan Graham, Michael Kirby, Joseph Kosuth, Robert Smithson, Dennis Oppenheim http://www.hohenthalundbergen.de Concept 70 Artists and Photographs Vladimir Anselm, Joseph Beuys, […]

Cabinet magazine issue 36 available now

Cabinet magazine Cabinet magazine issue 36, with a special section on “Friendship,” available now Find meaningful relationships in: – Reflections on friendship and memory by D. Graham Burnett, Mark Dery, Richard Fleming, Sabrina Gschwandtner, Shelley Jackson, Albert Mobilio, and Christine Wertheim – Beth Blum’s defense of friendlessness – Svetlana Boym’s meditation on Hannah Arendt, Mary […]

Walid Raad – 2011 Hasselblad Award Winner

Hasselblad Foundation Walid Raad, “Hostage: The Bachar Tapes (English Version),” 2000/2002. Single channel video and sound, 16 minutes, 20 seconds.* The Hasselblad Foundation is pleased to announce Lebanese/American photographer Walid Raad as the recipient of the 2011 Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography. The prize, consisting of SEK 1,000,000 (approximately USD 150,000), a diploma and […]

Reconsidering the Historiography of the Historical Avant-Garde(s): April 8, 2011

Reconsidering the Historiography of the Historical Avant-Garde(s) April 8, 2011 http://www.reconsideringhistoriography.org With recent major museum exhibitions on Dada and the Bauhaus, it has become clear that the discourse surrounding what Peter Bürger has termed in Theory of the Avant-Garde (1974) the ‘historical avant-garde’ has become dense enough to demand critical reconsideration. This one-day conference will […]

Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst

Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst Hyper Real – Art and America around 1970 13 March–19 June 2011 Opening:Sunday, March 13th, 2011, 12.00 Jülicher Straße 97-109 52070 Aachen, Germany www.ludwigforum.de The Ludwig Forum Aachen will celebrate its 20th birthday with the exhibition opening of Hyper Real – Art and America around 1970. The exhibition, commissioned by […]

Astrit Schmidt-Burkhardt Maciunas’ “Atlas of Russian History”

Astrit Schmidt-Burkhardt Maciunas’ “Atlas of Russian History” “Outside of a linear historicality” Laurence Weiner George Maciunas’ outstanding oeuvre [opus magnum] of about three dozen story-diagrams was developed between 1953 and 1973. He spent twenty years dealing with diagrammatic illustrations of historic-political, cultural historical, economic and artistic causalities, starting out as a versatile and curious student, […]

CV

GEORGE MACIUNAS CURRICULUM VITAE GEORGE MACIUNAS Born November 8, 1931 in Kaunas, Lithuania EDUCATION 1949-52: Cooper Union School of Art studied art, graphic art, architecture 1952-54: Carnegie Institute of Technology Pittsburgh, studied architecture and musicology. B. of Architecture 1955-60: Institute of Fine Arts, NYU studied European and Siberian art of migrations CHARTS, DIAGRAMS AND ATLASES […]

Heraclitus (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

“Heraclitus (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)” First published Thu Feb 8, 2007 A Greek philosopher of Ephesus (near modern Kuşadası, Turkey) who was active around 500 BCE, Heraclitus propounded a distinctive theory which he expressed in oracular language. He is best known for his doctrines that things are constantly changing (universal flux), that opposites coincide (unity […]

John Buridan (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

“John Buridan (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)” First published Mon May 13, 2002; substantive revision Mon Jul 10, 2006 Perhaps the most influential Parisian philosopher of the fourteenth century, John Buridan did much to shape the way philosophy was practiced not only during his own lifetime, but throughout the later scholastic and early modern periods. He […]

John Buridan (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

John Buridan (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) First published Mon May 13, 2002; substantive revision Mon Jul 10, 2006 Perhaps the most influential Parisian philosopher of the fourteenth century, John Buridan did much to shape the way philosophy was practiced not only during his own lifetime, but throughout the later scholastic and early modern periods. He […]

Foundations for Fluxions

Foundations for Fluxions Bjørn Smestad Cand. Scient Thesis in Mathematics Department of Mathematics University of Oslo 1995 Contents 1 Introduction: The mathematical world 1650-1750 2 Newton’s foundation for the fluxional calculus 3 The Analyst controversy 4 Colin MacLaurin 5 Roger Paman 6 The Analyst Controversy’s effect on England’s mathematical isolation 7 Conclusion Appendix A The […]

Foundations for Fluxions

Foundations for Fluxions Bjørn Smestad Cand. Scient Thesis in Mathematics Department of Mathematics University of Oslo 1995 Contents 1 Introduction: The mathematical world 1650-1750 2 Newton’s foundation for the fluxional calculus 3 The Analyst controversy 4 Colin MacLaurin 5 Roger Paman 6 The Analyst Controversy’s effect on England’s mathematical isolation 7 Conclusion Appendix A The […]