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upperpaleolithic? aurignacian? magdalenian? pech-merle?

upperpaleolithic ? aurignacian ? magdalenian ? pech-merle? interpenetrating figures. finger drawing ? transparency simultaneity movement could be, but no it’s an early jackson pollock influence by joan miró picasso and joan sobel ‘ i continue to get further away from the usual painter’s tools such as easel, palette, brushes, etc. i prefer sticks, trowels, knives and dripping fluid paint or a heavy impasto with sand, broken glass or other foreign matter added.’ pollock. the-merle ceiling – see previous post – was described by hans arp when shown the ceiling from the ‘hall of the hieroglyphs’ and referring to the half eyes closed drawings he and his wife sophie produced ‘now under lowered lids the inner movement streams untainted to the hand.in a darkened room it is easier to follow the guidance of this inner movement than in the open air. a conductor of inner music, the great designer of prehistoric images worked with eyes turn inwards. so the drawings gain in transparency; open to interpenetrations to sudden inspiration to recovery of the inner melody, to the circling approach; and the whole is transmitted into one great exhalation’ true of pollock as it is of the artists of pech- merle

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upperpaleolithic? aurignacian? magdalenian? pech-merle?

upperpaleolithic ? aurignacian ? magdalenian ? pech-merle? interpenetrating figures. finger drawing ? transparency simultaneity movement could be, but no it’s an early jackson pollock influence by joan miró picasso and joan sobel ‘ i continue to get further away from the usual painter’s tools such as easel, palette, brushes, etc. i prefer sticks, trowels, knives and dripping fluid paint or a heavy impasto with sand, broken glass or other foreign matter added.’ pollock. the-merle ceiling – see previous post – was described by hans arp when shown the ceiling from the ‘hall of the hieroglyphs’ and referring to the half eyes closed drawings he and his wife sophie produced ‘now under lowered lids the inner movement streams untainted to the hand.in a darkened room it is easier to follow the guidance of this inner movement than in the open air. a conductor of inner music, the great designer of prehistoric images worked with eyes turn inwards. so the drawings gain in transparency; open to interpenetrations to sudden inspiration to recovery of the inner melody, to the circling approach; and the whole is transmitted into one great exhalation’ true of pollock as it is of the artists of pech- merle

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early jackson pollock? transparency, simultaneity. abstraction.

early jackson pollack? transparency and simultaneity. abstraction . a mindful reality. stimulated by the visual world but not bounded by it. not simple representation but artful abstracting. jackson pollack ? could be a disciption of his ‘modernist’ proseedure . no. a drawing, an over drawing an over and over drawing on a ceiling in a cave shelter in the dordogne valley 17-12000 year BP. a careful examination will reveal many outlines of animals overdrawn many times perhaps from the desire to make them move…

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early jackson pollock? transparency, simultaneity. abstraction.

early jackson pollack? transparency and simultaneity. abstraction . a mindful reality. stimulated by the visual world but not bounded by it. not simple representation but artful abstracting. jackson pollack ? could be a disciption of his ‘modernist’ proseedure . no. a drawing, an over drawing an over and over drawing on a ceiling in a cave shelter in the dordogne valley 17-12000 year BP. a careful examination will reveal many outlines of animals overdrawn many times perhaps from the desire to make them move…

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The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even. (The Large Glass)

the bride stripped bare by her bachelors, even (the large glass), by marcel duchamp. 2775 mm × 1759 mm, freestanding. 1915/ 1923. consisting of two panes of glass, materials such as lead foil, fuse wire, and dust. it combines chance procedures, plotted perspective studies, and

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The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even. (The Large Glass)

the bride stripped bare by her bachelors, even (the large glass), by marcel duchamp. 2775 mm × 1759 mm, freestanding. 1915/ 1923. consisting of two panes of glass, materials such as lead foil, fuse wire, and dust. it combines chance procedures, plotted perspective studies, and

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the city re-imagined

city montage – origins and transformations montage extracted from its origins in modern engineering and construction is propelled as part of the artist’s technical apparatus to re-imagine the city in crisis. dublin, paris, berlin and moscow become the spatial origins

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the city re-imagined

city montage – origins and transformations montage extracted from its origins in modern engineering and construction is propelled as part of the artist’s technical apparatus to re-imagine the city in crisis. dublin, paris, berlin and moscow become the spatial origins

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hold down clamp

hold down clamp. fashioned from plywood and plastic stand offs, metal bolts, barrel nuts and hex head screws. #hold_me_down #workshop_clamps #assemblage #mixedmaterials #montage_construction

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hold down clamp

hold down clamp. fashioned from plywood and plastic stand offs, metal bolts, barrel nuts and hex head screws. #hold_me_down #workshop_clamps #assemblage #mixedmaterials #montage_construction

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walter_benjamin’s dust collector

walter_benjamin’s dust collector and separator. remade from vacuum cleaner parts. #dust_collector #dust_separator #remake #reuse #reordered #montage_construction

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walter_benjamin’s dust collector

walter_benjamin’s dust collector and separator. remade from vacuum cleaner parts. #dust_collector #dust_separator #remake #reuse #reordered #montage_construction

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solid-state memory device.

the top half of this image is the pitted surface of the capstone of din lligwy dolmen, anglesea. it is a neolithic burial chamber, an eight-stone circle of stones capped by an enormous 25 tonne squared capstone.its top surface pitted with deep

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solid-state memory device.

the top half of this image is the pitted surface of the capstone of din lligwy dolmen, anglesea. it is a neolithic burial chamber, an eight-stone circle of stones capped by an enormous 25 tonne squared capstone.its top surface pitted with deep

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max-ernst

collage the collage was characterized by max ernst as follows: ‘the collage technique is the systematic exploitation of the accidentally or artificially provoked encounter of two or more foreign realities on a seemingly incongruous level – and the spark of

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max-ernst

collage the collage was characterized by max ernst as follows: ‘the collage technique is the systematic exploitation of the accidentally or artificially provoked encounter of two or more foreign realities on a seemingly incongruous level – and the spark of

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city montage. moscow. vertov.

the kino-eye. our montage goes through a whole series of stages. it begins with observations on a definite theme. this theme includes a given number of phenomena in a given place. and this first editing is done with nothing in hand,

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city montage. moscow. vertov.

the kino-eye. our montage goes through a whole series of stages. it begins with observations on a definite theme. this theme includes a given number of phenomena in a given place. and this first editing is done with nothing in hand,

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city montage. berlin. brecht.

brecht. his ‘epic theatre proceeds by fits and starts, in the manner comparable to the images on a film strip’. here the principle of montage draws attention to the content of the work- its form is sublated (aufheben). its technique is

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city montage. berlin. brecht.

brecht. his ‘epic theatre proceeds by fits and starts, in the manner comparable to the images on a film strip’. here the principle of montage draws attention to the content of the work- its form is sublated (aufheben). its technique is

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constructive montage

constructive montage — i chose this as the title of my phd, with the understanding that this corresponded most closely with the way which (my) practice (practice in general) contributed to praxis – that is the dialectic between theory,  practice or the practical, and

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constructive montage

constructive montage — i chose this as the title of my phd, with the understanding that this corresponded most closely with the way which (my) practice (practice in general) contributed to praxis – that is the dialectic between theory,  practice or the practical, and

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men-an-tol

this holed stone was formed gradually over long periods of time by wind agitation on rain water pools sitting on the surface of the granite tors. this one turned through 90 degrees is part of the men-an-tol stone circle and may

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men-an-tol

this holed stone was formed gradually over long periods of time by wind agitation on rain water pools sitting on the surface of the granite tors. this one turned through 90 degrees is part of the men-an-tol stone circle and may

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7200 year old mace head

green hardstone mace. period: neolithic of capsian tradition 5500-2000 b.c. provenance: north african sahara desert. measurements: 15 cm outer diameter, inner opening 6 cm, 5cm thickness

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7200 year old mace head

green hardstone mace. period: neolithic of capsian tradition 5500-2000 b.c. provenance: north african sahara desert. measurements: 15 cm outer diameter, inner opening 6 cm, 5cm thickness

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stone axe menhir

it is suggested that the axe shaped centre longstone at boscawen-un stone circle probably predates the other stones that make up this elliptical stone circle. like an axe head struck into the ground, it is thought that it has always

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stone axe menhir

it is suggested that the axe shaped centre longstone at boscawen-un stone circle probably predates the other stones that make up this elliptical stone circle. like an axe head struck into the ground, it is thought that it has always

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cornish stone axes

cornish axes stone axes are grouped according to petrological, mineralogical and textural criteria. over 40 different axe groups are recognised from a total of 7625 axes found in britain (of which only 3546 have been grouped) (clough and cummings, 1988).

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cornish stone axes

cornish axes stone axes are grouped according to petrological, mineralogical and textural criteria. over 40 different axe groups are recognised from a total of 7625 axes found in britain (of which only 3546 have been grouped) (clough and cummings, 1988).

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Hajr-al-Mansub

megalithic axe-shaped menhir sits in the countryside about 15 km’ south of madaba in jordan in a cornfield overlooking the zirqa ma‘in valley, hajr al-mansub (the erected stone) is one of the most impressive menhirs in jordan. it is linked to

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Hajr-al-Mansub

megalithic axe-shaped menhir sits in the countryside about 15 km’ south of madaba in jordan in a cornfield overlooking the zirqa ma‘in valley, hajr al-mansub (the erected stone) is one of the most impressive menhirs in jordan. it is linked to

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old forms

benjamin pointed to the way, as marx did before him, in which new technologies and products mimic old forms. early photography mimicked painting, the first cars were designed like stage coaches, newly processed iron was used for ornamentally rather than structurally, aping nature in

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old forms

benjamin pointed to the way, as marx did before him, in which new technologies and products mimic old forms. early photography mimicked painting, the first cars were designed like stage coaches, newly processed iron was used for ornamentally rather than structurally, aping nature in

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