Tag Archives: Volare

Al Martino (RIP)

‘Volare’ (1976) by Al Martino (*October 7, 1927 – †October 13, 2009). 

See the ‘Volare‘ post from about a month ago.

Patrick Swayze (RIP)

‘She’s like the wind’ (1987) by Patrick Swayze (*1952 – †14 sept 2009).

See also the post ‘Jack Falanga‘ from a few days ago.

Carsten Höller


‘Birds’ (2006) by Carsten Höller.

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Dominique Gonzalez Foerster

Afbeelding 6

Info5 by Dominique Gonzales Foerster

International Klein Blue

Afbeelding 2


International Klein Blue is outside the gamut of computer displays, and can therefore not be accurately portrayed on webpages.

Jack Falanga


‘Leap into the void’ (2007) (videostill, Dirty Dancing) by Jack Falanga.

Cory Arcangel

‘Clouds’ (2002) by Cory Arcangel.

In Clouds, Cory took an old Super Mario Brothers Nintendo video game and erased everything but the clouds.



Yves Klein, ‘Saut Dans le Vide (Leap Into the Void)’ (1960).

“Volare”, that famous song and kitsch schlager, was about… Yves Klein!

The chorus of the song goes “volare”, but the original title is “Nel blu dipinto di blu” (“In the Blue Painted Blue”), a reference to the famous blue that the artist Yves Klein made his signature.

The song has been covered at least over 100 times. Many recorded versions exist.
I collected some of the best:

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