Tom Friedman, ‘Untitled’, first made in 1989
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Jon Moscow, ‘Without title (Leaving unsaid what’s long been suspected)’ (2009)
Carpet, rubber lighting chain, dumbbells
Goshka Macuga, ‘When was Modernism?’ (2008)
Mixed media installation including tree, concrete, soil, breeze blocks and concrete benches, and works in various materials by Ramkinkar Baij and students from the sculpture department at Kala Bhavan, the Faculty of fine Art Visva Bharati University, Santinketan, West Bengal.
André Malraux, ‘le Musée imaginaire’ (The imaginary museum)
Le Musée imaginaire is an archive that Malraux began in 1947. His “museum without walls,” as he described it, was a montage of photographs of art from all around the globe and throughout history, stretching from Roman sculptures to Impressionist painting.
Hadley+Maxwell, ‘Nature appears, As one looks Looking at this that painting, such a picture,…’ (2010)
collage on paper of 7 English translations of the novel ‘The Idiot’, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
Siân Robinson Davies, ‘Explaining Sense and Sensibility to an Old Deer’ (2010)
“Wollaton Hall is a 16th century house in Nottingham, with grounds inhabited by freely roaming deer and rooms housing a vast collection of taxidermy animals, and is said to have influenced Jane Austin’s novel Sense and Sensibility. In Explaining Sense and Sensibility to an Old Deer I read sections of the book to a dead stag, while explaining human traits such as irony, sadness, empathy, sexist humour and equal opportunities by trying to equate them to social situations that the deer might once have found itself in.”
Thomas Mailaender, ‘Gone fishing’ (2009)
The Gone Fishing project tells the modern epic of a young man fleeing his new responsibilities as a father by going on holidays with buddies. Through a false compilation of letters from the young dad to the young mom, Thomas Mailaender invents a character: a sort of immature Ulysses, more inspired by the beer, big-game fishing or ping-pong tournaments that by his new-born child.
Preview can be downloaded here